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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?

I hAvE A uSE fOr yoU

  I have a use for you… and if there was no use would I still be here? Or would I be in storage, with the other bits and pieces of an optional life? A decoration waiting for the right … Continue reading

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Conversations

    Conversation swirls around the room like cream in dark coffee, and I envy the richness added.  My conversations are staccato, confusing and brutishly short, my tongue like pinking shears, clipping the words off, leaving the edges ragged and trailing, not … Continue reading

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A Changing Time

  We met at midnight, or maybe it was morning, it was a transitioning time, a changing time, and we held hands and jumped, falling gently into the good night that everyone else raged against. I wrapped the darkness tightly … Continue reading

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End of the Summer Musings and The Still Lady (*non alcoholic*)

  The summer flew by in a time bending kind of way. Days crept passed, long and slow and piled teetering high with busywork,  but then POOF! the week would have somehow disappeared and the months were changing as if … Continue reading

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Who Can Lock the Door?

How can one stand at the window and turn away while locking the shade safely, securely, down? Who can lock the doors  as the waters rise, while wiping the good words from sculpted lips  with a fine and flawless linen … Continue reading

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Wish Upon A Star

I wished upon a falling star, and it landed in my lap and when I tried to pick it up the edges cut me, so I knew that what I wished for must have been you, and the pain reminds … Continue reading

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Birthdays, Juggling & Acronyms

  Well here I am. Another year older and another year….wiser?  Maybe just leave it at another year older.  It’s been a roller coaster year, the last few months especially. My gift or goal to myself, I have firmly & … Continue reading

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