Tiny Fawns

Daily poetry from Brianna Dawn.

Tag Archive for ‘emotions’

tongue thorns

you spit those arrows like fire, then recline on haughty heels as if you weave blood from the coils of a rose briar but i only witness a wisp of smoke with a watery punch – it hardly rises to reach the mark dead petals hold more weight than the thorns blooming from your mouth © Tiny Fawns, 2018

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where sadness sits

i imagine it’s tangled up in raindrops or in steps a crow’s eyes take when raking the land for a diamond it feels like a heavy air staring deep into the water both arguing with one another which one is lighter or which one is darker in the eye of a storm © Tiny Fawns, 2018

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dead hands still shaking me

occasionally,  you unexpectedly tap at my door, reaching out your arm through the clouds over time, those clouds grow heavy, turning to mist you are nothing more than smoke and fire carried in the wind occasionally, unexpectedly tossing and turning in my heart and mind in time, that storm will settle into the quiet, forming mist but until that moment, i continue to reach out into the clouds, you remain […]

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passage of light & dark

Shadow said, “Leave me alone, Sun.” But the Sun stayed until the last breath of the Shadow was undone. After a while, the Moon brought out his loom, weaving a web of shadows to catch the dark again, painting Night across the Earth’s skin. Then Earth said, “Leave me alone, Night.” So Night went away, at the first sight of Light. © Tiny Fawns, 2018

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heart grows soft and suddenly, from somewhere out of the air fogged up by mist, clouds, and smoke of the years burning and drifting away with each and every heartbeat – my breath once held, now escaped into the blue of a night sky – an old song resurfacing from the depths, heart regaining sight … unfolding something, an unburied piece of gold, making the heart younger again, but leaving the […]

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