Tag Archives: michael ryan poetry

walk

She’s not pretty. She’s beautiful. She’s got a faraway look in her eye that tells the story of a pale green moon that rises over shadowy plains and darkened canyons . You feel the distance as you walk beside her; … Continue reading

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got

She sneaks into my room at night; from the darkness, she just appears. I feel her warmth upon my skin; I hear her breathing in my ear. I touch her face; I touch her legs. She tilts her head back … Continue reading

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alive

so easily bruised that gossamer skin; an eggshell of defenseless love where memories swim in yellow light that once was blue. so easy to choose, so hard to fit in when all around you, the angels sing with voices lower … Continue reading

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on a lover’s cross

my last night on calvary, he whispered as he closed his eyes. only stars in a tear filled sky, an angel by his side. sleep now, prince, the angel pled, and fold your love in linen white; the time has … Continue reading

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Acoustic

She laid her head upon my chest to listen to my heart. She fell asleep; her dreams were deep. She loved me from the start. The cat was curled upon my feet; he looked at me and cried You’re only … Continue reading

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Homerun

Watch me hit that fastball far into the sky. Watch me squint into the sun; watch me close my eyes for just a moment as it flies over the fence that keeps me trapped in days and nights of innocence … Continue reading

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Perfect

There are times that I think I am pretty damn special; that I’m beautiful and smart and talented and kind. And there are times when I think that I’m average and normal; just a guy living life who is sometimes … Continue reading

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