April Fool

Our friendship is hanging on

Just by a thread

I think I should face the fact

You moved on

I have tried to stay connected

Any way I can

But our friendship is tenuous

At its best

I gave you the world and more

Because I cared

You took and took then disappeared

Unable to find

Too busy to be a friend to me

Any time I call

I guess you are only looking out

For number one

And I am the fool

Left behind


Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – tenuous


Another door slammed in my face,

Soon there will be nowhere left to go.

No one to talk to when things are rough.

No one to help making me feel useful.

I must just push too much,

Trying to force my way in;

Into any kind of a relationship.

Somewhere I can belong again.

I just need one more opening,

One more chance to get it right.

Maybe I won’t lose again.

Maybe I can find a friend

Who will open up and stay,

No matter how much I care.

So, I keep walking the hall

Looking for an open door,

Looking for you.


Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – opening

Give Me Your Reasons

The reason you did it

Often baffles me…


If you didn’t  want to

Speak to me

Why did you start the conversation?

If you didn’t want to

Help me out

Why did you offer your hand?

If you didn’t want to

Touch me

Why did you stand so close?

If you didn’t want to

Be my friend

Why were you so kind?

If you didn’t want to

Be loved

Why did you climb so deep into my heart?

If you didn’t want to

Hurt me

Why did you do everything but love me?


What was your reasoning;

Will you ever tell me why…


Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – reason

No Fairy Godmother Either

Life is not like a fairytale
There is no noble prince
To swoop in and save the day
When I am in distress
And there is not a trace
Of anything royal in my blood
That entitles me to riches
But I love where I come from
And I am strong enough
to save myself
living on a budget gets me by
but most of all
I am rich in friendship and love
And that is worth more than
Any gold and jewels


Witten for Fandango’s 100th One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – royal

Sudden Silence

A question is on my mind
Will you take the time to answer it
Do I even really want to know
I debate with myself
Should I ask or let it go
I fear the worst
But keep holding onto hope
I have been puzzled by your actions
There has been such a dramatic change
I used to be a part of your life
Day in and day out
Now I seem to be a distant memory
So I want to know
Do I still matter to you


Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – question


Fire in my heart
Desire in my body
Thoughts only of you
But it will never be
You see me only
As a friend
Someone to talk to
Not a body worth touching
Someone to laugh with
Not a heart to beat with
But in my eyes
We are bound by more
We know each other so well
We are souls entwined
In a closeness that is
A once in a lifetime union
If only I could be enough for you


Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – bound

Here And Gone

You were there for me
At a time in my life
When I needed
Someone to care
Someone to notice
Someone to be a friend
You listened to me
You offered a hand
You gave advice
What I did wrong
Was to put you on a pedestal
And make you invincible
A legend in my mind
For you were just a friend
There for a moment
And gone in a blink of time


Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – legend

Meet Me At The Park

The path lies in front of me
And I gingerly take a step
Somewhat unsure of my footing
Slowly I increase my pace
As I meander through the park
Knowing that you are the prize
At the end of this network of paths
You wait for me
My escape from my life of chaos
The only one I can
Open up to and be myself with
You understand me
You do not question me
You are just simply
My friend

A Friend Indeed

Your words become lost in my ears

It’s a soothing sound that drowns the pain

I focus on your eyes to read their sincerity

study your hands as they aid in your message

It all adds up to make me feel more at ease

It is not what you are saying as much as how

With emotion hidden behind the words

Implied love and support showing through

Your friendship means the world to me

I’d be lost without your encouragement