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...

When the Moon Dreams by Lael Keller

March 2, 2020

The moon dreams of distant delights distinct with dreary day The water waves its wishes with the wind The brutal breeze blows bitter beams of woe The forest of trees standing silent still do know That beneath the mighty...

A Butterflies Magic by Lael Keller

February 24, 2020

A butterfly beats Slowly in my chest Tickling my swelling heart In the most sincere and simplest way A butterfly beats To save my swooning soul A butterfly beats And turns diamonds from coal A butterfly...

Dusk by Lael Keller

October 21, 2019

Dusk   We seek wishes At dusk We seek our endless dreams Hidden by shameless schemes Everything is not what it seems At dusk The windows are closed tight But blinds open for light We hear the ca...

Ocean Abyss by Lael Keller

October 21, 2019

Ocean Abyss   Blue ocean nights Staring out into the sunset As the water waves goodbye And all there was left Was you and I   I looked out into the vast world Beyond our smitten eyes And...

Shadow Life

Lael Keller, Poetry Editor

March 3, 2019

Low Low Low There’s my shadow Row, row, row Against the wind Go, go, go No more that I know And here lies the life of a shadow Does my shadow have dreams? Does she long to sing under the sun? Does my shadow blink...

Wild Dreams

Lael Keller, Poetry Editor

March 3, 2019

We wish And wild dreams sprout from will While waving away worries still We wish wild dreams until Dawn A sailor Rows not far from shore On a stormy night nor Far from harbor But the sailor With wild dreams Rows The...

A Silent Song

Lael Keller, Poetry Editor

February 15, 2019

The Lady in the Woods

Lael Keller, Poetry Editor

February 15, 2019

Blue dreams and the river seems to flow Night gleams through a swarm of skeletal trees a cool breeze whispers words in the scarce moon glow A silent fawn born only moments ago takes a step on it’s own The lady in the...

Savannah

Lael keller

December 14, 2018

The lion lies In hopes someday It will grow wise The lion dies But the lion will again Rise Sunset dreams Prior to Midnight screams Anger gleams Through mellow River streams Here comes The tidal wave From the...

August Breeze

Lael Keller

December 14, 2018

His mane blows in the August breeze lurking for prey he’ll never seize he won’t stop once to take a breath let his breath be the cause of his untimely death the sun glows dimmer, deep in the sky It's almost time for...

Ridge's Lit and Art Zine
Lael Keller’s Poetry Co-President 2019-2020 (Former Poetry Editor)