The Devil's Quill

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...

Hello, Night

Lael Keller

December 14, 2018

Deep in the desert on a desert dune Under the setting sun and a rising moon a snake slithers slyly And ever so quiet on a mid-summer’s day far from a riot It’s eyes glow green and a hiss fills the air in a place...

What Happens in the Woods

Lael Keller

December 14, 2018

Beneath the walls of seldom somber And rows of thickly knitted woods Through the clearing so very narrow One will lie asleep if ever one could The depths of darkness and seamless shadows Where God knows the world won’t...

The Bird and The Child

Lael Keller

December 14, 2018

Once a bird was soaring high In the brilliant blue sky Spotting love with it’s gleaming eye The bird turned left one sunny day And soared for long, up, up and away And never once did it sway Until the sky turned slight...

Snowy Night

Lael Keller

December 14, 2018

The snow started softly but swiftly it quickened a tip-toe to a sprint light soon to be thickened A magical air a moonlight breeze a whistle so fair From the evergreen trees the snowflakes fall More rapidly so Knowing...

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