‘Keep on the Watch’

‘Keep on the Watch’ “A pronouncement against Duʹmah: Someone is calling out to me from Seʹir:“Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?” Where is this Dumah? Found not in Seir, also named Edom, always to dear readers not perfectly clear. Since, “Dumah” means “Silence.” Should instill fear. Suggestive of a future. Not … More ‘Keep on the Watch’

A Heart Safeguarded

A Heart Safeguarded “Look! I was born guilty of error, And my mother conceived me in sin.” A seed planted in soil spoiled dry; deficient in healing nutrients designed to edify thus strengthen and protect tender seedlings teeming with vermin. Death dealing deemed. Why prejudice or discrimination plagues humanity this straggling weed squeezing tightly a … More A Heart Safeguarded

21st Century Love . . . Andy & Aria’s Finale

21st Century Love . . . Andy & Aria’s Finale Finale: Narrator: The final curtain rises on how our story began with our dear Andy jailed. Now lying limp upon his cot believing himself a prisoner for 25 years destined to rot. (Although, Vie’s plot had been thoroughly derailed. She sped away from the deadly scene with … More 21st Century Love . . . Andy & Aria’s Finale

21st Century Love . . . Andy & Aria’s Act III Scene VI

21st Century Love . . . Andy & Aria’s Act III Scene VI https://allpoetry.com/story/13472768-21st-Century-Love-.-.-.-Andy—Arias-Act-III-Scene-V–by-Lucretia-Mccloud Act III Scene VI Narrator: Aria’s words shocked Andy. He stalked back then forth, no longer buzzed. His thoughts bouncing his emotions off any definite course. Andy: What did she mean… HIV?… Who’s she slept with? I’ll crown that guy king! Narrator: Andy stops … More 21st Century Love . . . Andy & Aria’s Act III Scene VI

21st Century Love . . . Andy & Aria’s Act III Scene V

21st Century Love . . . Andy & Aria’s Act III Scene V https://allpoetry.com/story/13471133-21st-Century-Love-.-.-.-Andy—Arias-Act-III-Scene-IV-by-Lucretia-Mccloud Act III Scene V Narrator: The curtains are drawn back to continue the scene. When Aria saw Andy’s six-pack lacking three in his left hand her mind went volcanically active after anguish given cruel birth through worry. Emotions careened. Heart, definitive in … More 21st Century Love . . . Andy & Aria’s Act III Scene V

21st Century Love . . . Andy & Aria’s Act III Scene IV

21st Century Love . . . Andy & Aria’s Act III Scene IV https://allpoetry.com/story/13469537-21st-Century-Love-.-.-.-Andy—Arias-Act-III-Scene-III-by-Lucretia-Mccloud Act III Scene IV Narrator: Hours later, the next day, we find Aria pacing the floor. Like a butterfly flittering from chair to peeking out a cracked open door. Even to the Almighty she did implore: Let him be okay. And I … More 21st Century Love . . . Andy & Aria’s Act III Scene IV

21st Century Love . . . Andy & Aria’s Act III Scene II

21st Century Love . . . Andy & Aria’s Act III Scene II https://allpoetry.com/poem/13467248-21st-Century-Love-.-.-.-Andy—Arias-Act-III-Scene-I-by-Lucretia-Mccloud Act III Scene II Narrator: Again opens the scene with Aria waiting patiently serene dressed in rust swede and matching boots for the weather, cool composing a poem after a meditation on creation, the Creator, and just being. She reads back what’s … More 21st Century Love . . . Andy & Aria’s Act III Scene II

21st Century Love . . . Andy & Aria’s Act III Scene I

21st Century Love . . . Andy & Aria’s Act III Scene I https://allpoetry.com/story/13465719-21st-Century-Love-.-.-.-Andy—Arias-Act-II-Scene-IX-by-Lucretia-Mccloud Act III. Scene I. Aria Narrator: Dusk had descended, with Aria seated happily reading under a bright street lamp, while waiting for Andy as always on the campus bench where she first found this golden pearl–a small book, to her a glorious … More 21st Century Love . . . Andy & Aria’s Act III Scene I