“She seems so cool, so focused, so quiet, yet her eyes remain fixed upon the horizon. You think you know all there is to know about her immediately upon meeting her, but everything you think you know is wrong. Passion flows through her like a river of blood. She only looked away for a moment,…

Magic Potions

She made magic potions So she could cast spells She had her favorites That’s for sure Black Phoenix Alchemy Pure Bliss On the side of her neck Inside her wrists Behind her knees And she wondered If anyone knew What the magic was What she hoped to create With the touch she gave The words…

Both Hands

Looks like I’ve made it Lord knows I’ve tried You kept telling me That I would have to do it One day at a time So sweet Jesus I’ve done my best Without bawling and squalling or carrying on But days like today I sure miss the way You loved me with both hands I…

Whiskey and Wine

Many years have gone by From one place to another Small talk every once in a while Bits and pieces shared here and there Skimming along the surface That ragged edge Where lines cross And friendship begins Over whiskey and wine Takes a long time Sweet time For trust to build From one place to…

Right In Plain Sight

She looked again To make sure She was there Some days she felt Invisible Right in plain sight Overlooked Without a second glance So she reached out Touched the mirror glad And felt the cold hard surface That let her know She was there Jeanna’ Mead 6 10 a.m. 10.5.18 Www.jeannasoul.com

Broken Glass

Some things have to stay Buried in a place Where it’s safe Some things break Scatter like glass Leaving pieces Deep inside It takes too much Way too much To take a chance Open up the past Shine any light Find the pieces That are embedded inside Some secrets are better kept Held within Safely…