Nightmare II

Irrational fears These questions are mysteries Simple, frightening Nightmares of folly Incapacitating dreams I cannot see through The deep dark unknown Making monsters from shadows Outside the window Tapping, tap tapping The bogey man in hiding Lurking with his axe A hungry spirit A child’s feet step lightly down On the bedroom floor Bladder full, […]

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The boy dreams, quiet Legs crossed, sitting on the curb Awake, head in hands   Eyes open, searching Looks beyond the passing cars Past the rumbling noise   Through the darkened shroud Into a different world Cloistered and alone   Reason and terror War machines scream through the night The echoes of crows   Enveloped […]

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