Divine Intervention

Out of nowhere came this urgent need to reconnect with him. It had been several years but took only minutes before his voice was in my ear and he was damning me for reaching out again. I’d found him in limbo, which wasn’t actually surprising, he’d already done his stint in India, studying with theContinue reading “Divine Intervention”

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Masquerade

Never ending expansion Something everywhere you look Not a single vacant corner Nor a empty nook Filling the void One purchase at a time Momentary satisfaction Props for the facade But the emptiness Ever present Just as truth and mistrust Always linger Betrayal and lying The fabric with which you’ve woven The brilliant tapestry ShroudsContinue reading “Masquerade”

bad oyster

Charismatic Handsome Intelligent The world was His oyster Plucking pearls He happened across Basking in their Luminescence Until he grew Bored Then back into The sea From whence They came Neurotoxic poisoning Traces left Everywhere Not because They sprang From within a Bad oyster But simply from Being Touched by Him ©jillterry│jillterry.com

In a word ~ RUN

You frolicked gaily at the masquerade Swooned like a schoolgirl at a hit parade Reaching and conversing throughout the day Thinking to yourself you can do this thing Clueless to what you’re setting yourself up for A genius IQ does not smart this one make It makes him cunning and wickedly dangerous Numerous casualties leftContinue reading “In a word ~ RUN”

Ring of Fire

And she jumped through willingly, every ring of fire, an animal doing tricks, in hopes of pleasing her trainer; presents-a-plenty whenever she succeeded, loving words and tender touches that soothed the wounds and eased the burn. And though he longed to be her master, he misstepped one too many, and as any wild lioness, beingContinue reading “Ring of Fire”

In truth

He could no longer see the goodness, feel the warmth from the light that emanated from within her; no longer cared or believed her claims of love. For the vile hurtful words of truth penetrated deep, daggers slung with precision, straight to the heart. But instead of pulling them out and assessing the damage hisContinue reading “In truth”