The Devil's Quill

dead of Night, dancing Delight by Lael Keller

October 14, 2020

Deep in the forest, in the dead of night dreaming of dancing full of delight She moves like a fox without a sound and all around she’ll soon be found   Deeper she travels through the trees winter chills and a moonlight b...

Until the ocean waves goodbye by Lael Keller

October 14, 2020

The ocean flows And intuitively knows Where to go And through storms It keeps waving on So fierce and so strong Always moving along And like the ocean We have ebs and flows We have highs and lows And a light trap...

A Perfect Hug Available For All

May 6, 2020

To know or not to know-that is the question A perfect man came here to die God asked His son to do his bid And follow through God’s master plan  To save us all from sin and death Is there love in this? Oh yes!   ...

Spilt Milk

May 6, 2020

The peeling lacquer over the wood of the kitchen table was a sore sight. The cracks wormed their way around the entire length of it. It was a real wonder it hadn’t collapsed yet, even though the table always had a sparse amoun...

Ghost

May 6, 2020

Days we spent talking and texting on the phone Til our batteries drained and our phones died. Those late nights time flew by, Next thing we knew it was 3 am on a school night. But little did we know  Our phones ...

Corona

May 6, 2020

The world shut down for COVID-19, How is it only day fifteen? We thought the end was near, But now it is clear. We need to help our world get clean....

Mr. Blue Skies

May 6, 2020

Autumn leaves fell again in shades of red, yellow, and mottled orange, they danced through the air, waltzing past each other before settling on top a thick film of sludge, floating above the murky water. What once were beautiful...

Nostalgia

May 6, 2020

Never will these valuable times occur again, Only the memory will have access to the “repeat button.” Surrendering to time to tell you what happens next, That makes up those moments we remember the most. All to say that history is be...

The Endless Footsteps

May 6, 2020

“Ba-boom, ba-boom, ba-boom, ba-boom”  There it goes again. I was in the protective covering of my bed sheets, but at that moment, they didn’t feel so safe. My teeth started to chatter, and the blood in my veins ran co...

Your Eyes

May 6, 2020

What beautiful eyes you have Dark chestnut, umber browns A deep mysterious pool of life Your amplifying black pebbles hidden      from view, washed away By the vibrancy of the muddled A ray       [waves]       ...

Forgettable

May 6, 2020

Paged between our biggest memories are the little things we let slip by; tiny, unimportant fragments, they say The type of thing you’d forget the next day.   But I’m standing here, struggling, I fear With the though...

I Love You to the Moon and Back

May 6, 2020

Hours and hours Sitting under the starry night.   Staring at the serene moon in silence Whose brilliance vibrates miles away. It nurtures the blackness of the onyx night And generates sensations of suspic...

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