Beneath the quiet earth rest her cold bones and over the ground a tomb of snow white; no tawdry embellishments carve the stones the pale marble glistens in the moonlight. The nightingale pines for its long lost mate, does its heaving heart burst forth with pain? Is it singing sweet notes of love and death… Continue reading Her Grave | Poetry
Author: Leah Chrestien
My Book Is Out | Poetry
My book 'Changing Rhythms: Poems on Life, Fantasy and Art' is now available for free download on Kindle for 5 days. Link -> http://tinyurl.com/3yxvs4y9 The paperback editions are available in the respective Amazon stores (de/com/uk/in).tinyurl.com/3yxvs4y9 - Amazon Indiashorturl.at/blX36 - Amazon UKshorturl.at/fOQVY - Amazon USshorturl.at/RTXZ8 - Amazon Deutschland The last three years have been busy for… Continue reading My Book Is Out | Poetry
Aflame | Poetry
Does love damage and maim this way? Am I to sacrifice my blood and breath? Knowing full well that I cannot escape, with ribbons, you wrap the gift of death.
A Reverie | Poetry | Lillien Series
This is the third poem in my Lillien series. The first can be found here and the second here. Cover pic: https://cz.pinterest.com/Ve9m_4h I hear the soft ruffling of flowing linen robes, long striding footsteps on the withered grass, awakening the deep longing in my torn heart, have my prayers brought Lillien here at last? Too… Continue reading A Reverie | Poetry | Lillien Series
ImPerfect Love | The Tears of St. Peter by El Greco | Ekphrasis Series
When you kill the very thing you love, Often, there is a price to pay - Endless heartaches, sleepless nights, No words to utter when you pray
Garden Tales | Poetry
We unlocked the kingdom of Narnia, Found the embellished rusty key, The garden was no longer a secret; It stood long waiting for you and me.
Unveil my Mysteries| Poetry
Before you remove my long flowing veil, And uncover the secrets that lie beneath, Be wary of the peril that lies ahead, As you face the demons under the sheath.
Changing Rhythms | Poetry
You spot the twinkle in my longing eyes, You feel the butterflies flutter their wings, We dance away throughout the night - To the sound of lutes and soothing strings.
Sweet Poison | Poetry
Sweet is your poison, deadly are your gifts - Killing me slowly and prolonging my throes.
Liebesträume | Love Dream | Poetry
Swirling mists, misshapen forms - Phantasms of a lifetime by your side - In your loving arms, I embrace my role - As your truest friend, lover and bride.