Anna Marie : Writing

Counting

Counting

A Poem by Anna Marie


I am counting minutes till I can count hours-counting seconds and sips of cheap coffee.I rush to count raindrops and snowflakes-counting soap bubbles ..
Weiß Herr (White Lord)

Weiß Herr (White Lord)

A Poem by Anna Marie


The forests comewalking, forgettingwith me.(Ich leibe dich, mein Herr.Ich leibe, mein Herr.Weiß Herr.)Ich bin vergessen-eine Frau.The forests co..
Members of Memory

Members of Memory

A Poem by Anna Marie


Lightning traces the greying marble sky,leaving a trail to remind me of December.Eins, zwei, drei; blau Mutter.Thunder rises in an outrageous applause..
Tracing Steam

Tracing Steam

A Poem by Anna Marie


Demons don't come to meon dark and stormy nights,they don't haunt me in my dreamsor whisper in my ear.They don't stare me downfrom dimly lit street co..
Saltwater

Saltwater

A Poem by Anna Marie


I am drawn nightly to the frothy grain-scattered seashoreto eye the tide as it glides with the wind to meet my ankles.The stars in the water's surface..
Maritime Vision

Maritime Vision

A Poem by Anna Marie


I wake to the scream of my alarmpulled from underwater, ripped from your arms;I am dragged out of the sea, I want to go down;I want to go back to your..
Rites of the Sage

Rites of the Sage

A Poem by Anna Marie


God's voice is soft and quiet between the meadow grass;there are ancient books that promise he still loves you.But his words do not rise above dandeli..
Stygian Hysteria

Stygian Hysteria

A Poem by Anna Marie


The black dog slinks between the pinesrestlessly stalking his elusive shadow.Howling to a starless, moonless skywith nothing but the hymn of sorrow;"T..
Portland Postcard

Portland Postcard

A Poem by Anna Marie


The lavender evening is still climbing down the branches as we speak;the hot tea I stare into is staring back at me with words I could say.And you hav..
The Most Tiring Thing

The Most Tiring Thing

A Poem by Anna Marie


I could fall in love with your absence,I could dance with the ghost of your presence.I could live the life of a vagrant's silence,I could bathe in a w..