Wishing Well

ravens well  dark woods

wishing well
well of loss
and sorrow
stands in silent woods
only small scampering creatures
and trees to bear witness
walk wide around and draw no closer
ignore the keening,
blame the wind
accept no invitation
cold stone and colder memories
not a well for lovers
nor for giggling kisses shared
no copper coins to toss
flashing down
only drowned and eternal eyes gazing up at you
from the bottom
wishing
you would stay

*artwork ravens well ~ dark wood*
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About chimerapoet

I write. I write a lot. A. LOT. There are times I am half blind with a sentence ricocheting off the walls of my stupid, cant be shut off to save my life, brain. I am miserable until I get it down on paper. Punch it up a bit. Usually cross out half of it. And then breathe. Relax. Only to do it all again..... But I just thought that was me. How I am. Not a writer....noooo...not me. Writers are.....writing people. People Who Write. REALLY write. Write things that matter. All grown up very important things. Not.....me. I am just a scribbler of sorts. And I was/am content with that....if it's true, well then....a scribbler am I. Until the thought wormed its way in to my brain (the furtive sneaky bitch) that maybe...just maybe...that is writing. My style. My strange way. But....still writing. So here I am at the dance. Not sure I know any of the moves and the music is entirely mine. But.....only one way to find out. Would you care to join me?
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