Author Archives: Barbara Blackcinder

About Barbara Blackcinder

I am a poet/writer with a hunger for words. There are so many out there that I haven't used yet. They define all reality and especially mine when you read those from me.

The Lasting Impression

  No more, no more shall I see that face No longer will I see it smile Actions made that will not repeat You have been gone now for a while   It’s all those little things that last The … Continue reading

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Offensive Is as Offensive Does

  The crowds they are so offensive to me Their long hair and bodies are hard to see They talk too much about things I don’t know Given a prod I’d tell them where to go We had a country … Continue reading

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The Star Field

  A spark shoots out as I strike a flint As I grind on metal more result But most are painless little flecks And hardly raise much of a shout   There are many bursts of light in the sky … Continue reading

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The Swirling Winds

The wind that swirls around our feet Surely moves us ever so sweet But now it seems to be going around Brushing our skirts up over the ground The tastes of life within those swirls Are precious gems and polished … Continue reading

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The Staff

  It stands erect, though feebly so Its paint in chips and so exposed Dignity and pride having let go Embarrassment and shame imposed   It once was shiny, clean and white A head in the air so high A … Continue reading

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Darkness

  Looking to the horizon, I clearly see The line of storms coming at me Boiling and roiling and increasing in size Soon to cover the width of the sky   But it is an illusion, a mistake of sight … Continue reading

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Nowhere At All

  I have nowhere to go Nowhere to turn My mind is in circles Ever it churns   Should I have done this Could I do that But instead of action I stayed there and sat   Fear is my … Continue reading

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