M. C. S.'s Blog

Poetry: the best words in the best order.

M. C. S.

M. C. S.
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Birthday
December 19
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For me writing is the best way to talk without ever being interrupted.................................. ©2014 M.C.S. - all rights reserved

MY RECENT POSTS

MARCH 24, 2014 7:59PM

Spring 4

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Daydreaming of graceful loons

longing for spring warmth and open waters

presently ice blankets the lake

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~ ink on rag paper, MCS

 

 


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MARCH 23, 2014 10:19AM

Spring 3

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  Another spring morning

  cold and snow linger

  store bought tulips  

  circleoflife

 

   ~ acrylic on board, MCS

 

 

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MARCH 22, 2014 1:07PM

Spring 2

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 Spring begins

 no warmth, no arrival of birds

 as it quietly snows

circleoflife 

 ~ acrylic on board, MCS

 

 

 

 

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MARCH 20, 2014 7:18PM

Spring 1

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  Spring has come

  with a bone deep chill

  and an overcast sky

  circleoflife 

 ~ acrylic on board, MCS

 

 

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MARCH 17, 2014 7:02PM

Yearn

I pray for dreams of you

by now I’m wondering

do you remember me

so much time has passed

the chasm between

us is vast

I can no longer

see the polished

stepping stones

 

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MARCH 16, 2014 3:55PM

Night Hours

During the night hours

through the darkness

I hear your voice

 

Through the night sky

hushed sounds

I strain to listen

 

The wind comes and goes

wisps of clouds travel past

as your words trickle in

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MARCH 15, 2014 11:44AM

Winter’s Grip 8

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Vista

 

Among the winter trees

how cold the wind

taken aback when cresting the hill

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MARCH 10, 2014 12:12PM

Sway

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The sultry orchids

and a woman

with blue silk slippers

circleoflife
 
 

~ coloured pencils on rag paper, MCS


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MARCH 8, 2014 11:08AM

Winter's Grip 7

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Winter dawn

dim cold light

snowfall to come

circleoflife
 
 

~ acrylic on canvas, MCS


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MARCH 1, 2014 2:18PM

Insomnia

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In the pale moonlight

I listen to an echoless life

 

Before me snapshots

of moments lost

 

These images spread out like

ash in a windstorm

 

Longing to break out

of this silent rut

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FEBRUARY 22, 2014 9:38AM

Radiance

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The sky grows dark

as I listen

for the intense

silence

as I do

when sleep

escapes me

tonight I watch

ribbons of light

dance across

the night sky

they

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FEBRUARY 15, 2014 11:46AM

Parting

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You’re gone

everything is

as you left it

 

You took that moment

and perhaps

it all stopped for you

 

Within a breath

you were out

of our reach

 

This veil thatRead full post »

FEBRUARY 4, 2014 6:28PM

Night Sky Looms

Pale stars

dot the

night sky

 

The trees

a jagged line

in the distance

 

One walks

deep in thought

under a dark sky

 

Listening to the wind

it whispers

in aRead full post »

FEBRUARY 3, 2014 1:39PM

Interval

The waiting

the not knowing

a particular type of silence

 

Which enters the heart

touches the mind

causing hands to shake

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JANUARY 29, 2014 1:06PM

Hint

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 Winter cold and gloom

 on windowsill flowers in  water

 deep longing for spring

circleoflife 

   ~ acrylic on board, MCS

 

 

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JANUARY 28, 2014 8:04PM

Amusing

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  Following a nap

  the cat stretches, yawns

  goes looking for fun  

  circleoflife 

 

  ~ pencil on manila paper, MCS

 

 

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JANUARY 27, 2014 2:12PM

Seaside

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 Gradually the sea darkens

 the gull’s melancholic cry

 waves roll in

  circleoflife

 ~ pencil on rag paper, MCS

 

 

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JANUARY 26, 2014 11:23AM

Remorse

In the corridor of life

you were a wisp of fog

 

I followed closely

wishing to contain you

 

You’re always out of reach

it didn’t stop me from trying

 

We knew the darkness so well

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JANUARY 22, 2014 5:34PM

Departing Words

Lately I’m not sleeping

I walk around

stare out the window

at the dark landscape

 

The house is quiet

it’s just me and the night

I murmur to myself

I should be sleeping

 

I end up at myRead full post »

JANUARY 20, 2014 7:48PM

Silent Company

In my dreams

you visit

 

I tell myself

don’t wake up

 

I long to hear you speak

in these dreams you’re mute

 

I tell myself

don’t wake up

 

I beg for you to

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JANUARY 18, 2014 9:22AM

Reflection

All day it rained

followed by dropping temperatures

freezing the rain which covers everything

in a clear hard

coat

 

The lawn slept

under this hard coating

smooth and clear like a sheet of glass

everything sparkledRead full post »

JANUARY 13, 2014 7:45PM

In Circles

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A suicide’s grave

offers zero closure

 

I wonder will grass grow there

or will it always look like a wound

 

My thoughts run in all directions

as your image keeps getting smaller

 

The whys areRead full post »

JANUARY 10, 2014 5:57PM

Aftermath

So cold

the breath

a puff of fog

 

That fades

as I wish

I could

 

Across the field

the horizon

looks jagged

 

The clouds

look both

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DECEMBER 29, 2013 10:32AM

The Selected

Blackness, muted sounds

the flip side of joy

 

This void

can’t be filled

 

Nothing grows here

imagination attempts to tend it

 

Each disappointment and hurt

gets catalogued and shelved

 

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DECEMBER 23, 2013 5:23PM

Not there

 

I lack words

they hover

just out of reach

 

I pace

the length

of my house

 

As these dam

words leap

from here to there

 

The hall

seems so longRead full post »