Posts Tagged ‘hidden deep’

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Why Have I

August 19, 2021
Why Haven't I ~ Photo by Brent

Why Have I
Listened to the wind
Blowing in my ear? 

Why have I
Tried to give back the gentleness
Life has served? 

Why have I
Cried when a sad song
Comes on? 

Why have I 
Not always felt 
That I belonged? 

The answers to these questions 
I don’t know nor can I tell 
For they’re written on a slate
Hidden deep and very well. 
~ Patrice  

@ Patrice Clarkson – 2021

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No One Told

March 2, 2021

No One Told ~ Illustration by Patrice

No one told, no one said
the secrets hidden deep
beneath my childhood bed.

Monsters and thoughts
so deep
didn’t make sense
to a little child trying to sleep.

Only my mother and father
could keep
those things below
my mattress and my sheets.

Letting me just spend the night
counting sheep.
~ Patrice

@ Patrice Clarkson – 2021

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The Telltale Signs

December 21, 2020

 The Telltale Signs ~ Photo by Patrice

The telltale signs are here
And
Then they go
Hidden deep beneath
The ever flow.
~ Patrice

@ Patrice Clarkson – 2020

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Hidden Deep

October 17, 2019

Silent Reflections ~ Photo by Patrice

Hidden deep inside my life
Is the secret to all
I need to prosper, to survive.

Still and silent I will wait
For the answers coming
Holding all before me.

Catch them
See them
Before they dissipate.
~ Patrice

© Patrice Clarkson – 2019

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