Heather : Writing

The Model's Lesson

The Model's Lesson

A Poem by Heather


I, nameless face,Sit in attendance.The edge of the latest NYCCatwalk stares blankly back.Surrounded, an anonymous seaSwallows meWhole in its suckSpit ..
I remember how you first looked at me

I remember how you first looked at me

A Poem by Heather


I remember how you first looked at me. I remember it so clearly. I was sitting there like someone lost and hoping to be found. I thought you ..
Memory

Memory

A Poem by Heather


I can feel it happening now - I can feel you Slipping away; You’re still here, Just no longer Out there. You’re inside m..
A Leaf

A Leaf

A Poem by Heather


Some fragment of a life unlived, eternally Held in vague suspension; How I wishMy own soul could fly through the airWith such shameless freedom.
Another Date

Another Date

A Poem by Heather


If I openThe door to let you inWill you like me?If I say thisToo soon willYouUnderstandMe?I want to bringYou to meBut there's something in the way.You..
If Sylvia Plath Had Closed the Oven Door

If Sylvia Plath Had Closed the Oven Door

A Poem by Heather


Inspired by one of my favorite poets/authors, this poem also deals with the subject of suicide.
When She Escaped

When She Escaped

A Poem by Heather


When she escaped -The pie left cooling on the counterBlueberry innards with sugar-sweet skin,A confectionery reflectionBaked barren past perfection.Cr..
Daydream Railroad

Daydream Railroad

A Poem by Heather


Feet against metal under iceWalking nowhere with nowhere to be.No one to see so metal and iceBecome constant companionsTo walking nowhere feet.Deep gr..
For Girls

For Girls

A Poem by Heather


A well-planted kiss left himDead on my doorstep;Although not my original intentIt was better this waySomehow.The traditional dance we danced:Dinner, b..
Off to War

Off to War

A Poem by Heather


Rough green blasts my face;Pulling back to return its sneerIn a good-bye embrace,I trace austerity's camouflaged linesIn the uniform like dead bones.M..

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