American Sentence.

17-syllable poems and other short writings and musings.

The stars are brighter…

The stars are brighter now from here;
…No, not brighter, I just see more clear.

What have I said…

What have I said,
What have I done,
To deserve this smile on your face?

Your letters…

Your letters make me smile, I love waiting for the postman to come.

Tears and sorrow…

Tears and sorrow cannot compete, where love anchors within the harbor.

Maybe what time…

Maybe what time will say,
Is you’re not lost,
Just looking the other way.

Alone in woods…

Alone in woods where no other mortal can be found, my solitude.

Its wetness…

Its wetness permeating my skin
     now wrapped around me as a veil.

If freedom…

If freedom comes at cost, what have I to pay but the goal of living?

Bald trees…

bald trees
brown grass
gray sky
longing for a touch of green
mid-winter still

Regret blinds us…

Regret blinds us of the possibilities the future holds in store.


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