Jackie Allen

Jackie Allen Poems

41. Beach 9/7/2015
42. View From The 11th Floor 9/7/2015
43. Writing 9/7/2015
44. Bleeding Hearts: Estrangement Vs The Letter 9/8/2015
45. The Golden Girls In My Garden 8/16/2013
46. A Love Like None Other 8/16/2013
47. All Too Soon, We Will Greet The White Of Winter's Might 9/7/2013
48. As Thorns In Achilles Heel 10/2/2013
49. Taking The Risk 10/2/2013
50. All Too Soon We Will Greet The White Of Winter's Might 10/2/2013
51. The Dance 6/26/2013
52. Metamorphosis Of A Dream 10/2/2013
53. Walking Through The Woods On A Snowy Morning 12/14/2013
54. The Loving-Tree 6/1/2014
55. Self Study 10/2/2013
56. Outside My Window 8/16/2013
57. Finding Romance 10/2/2013
58. Can'T Sleep 7/15/2013
59. The Colors I Wear 7/21/2013
60. So Old The Story 6/26/2013
61. Winter's Solace 6/24/2013
62. Scent Of Grief 6/24/2013
63. Holding On 6/26/2013
64. The Big C 6/26/2013
65. Sitting On The Fence 10/2/2013
66. Time Of Reckoning 6/21/2013
67. The Cathedral In The Woods 8/16/2013
68. Late Night Musings 6/28/2013
69. I Am What I Am 6/20/2013

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I Am What I Am

When I was but a wee child,
two or three or more,
I dreamed that I could fly like a butterfly.
Over the mountains,
on wings of adventure
I sought out branches of laurel
and like a fairy,
I crowned my head with a ring of joy.

High above, when the clouds
up in the sky began to darken, began to cry,
I wished, at ten or so, that I was as small
as a mouse, so that I could scamper
into the rhubarb patch
and hide beneath their umbrella-like leaves,
munching on their juicy red stems,
making mouse-like noises.

Early in my teens, ...

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Winter's Solace

Over the chilled landscape
the flakes flutter slowly and softly,
laying down a blanket of purest white~
ah, such striking beauty
no two flakes ever the same.

But heavy is my heart of longing
for you, who now lies so low
in the cold and hardened ground.

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