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Jeff White Jan 17
Five seven then five?
That’s how to write a haiku?
Does it have to rhyme?
Jan 17 · 21
The Eclipse
Jeff White Jan 17
You were a new star in the sky
A celestial phenomenon
Mysterious yet instantly familiar

I could only see you with my third eye
So bright, but ethereal
Truly divine, a majestic figure

Warmth and compassion flooded my being
A jubilant blissful rapture
In you my soul had found a partner

Suddenly, darkness. . . our light was fleeing
Hollow and lost I wandered
Living was suffering which only got harder

Floating through blackness a lifeless husk
Trying to relive the feeling
Now unable to see with my third eye

Hope starts to shine like a shimmering tusk
Faint crescent glow so slim and distant
My third eye opens to joyfully cry

Tenebrous fog swirls slowly apart
Fragile tether of a single ray
Touches my soul so faintly from above

The first time in this ether I feel my heart
The eclipse is over
We reunite in our quintessence of love
Jan 17 · 20
Speechless
Jeff White Jan 17
Strive
Try
Reach
Fail

Writhe
Cry
Burn
Wail

Spark
Fire
Ashes
Sad­ness

Dark
Mire
Crashes
Madness
Jan 17 · 31
Smiley Face Toast
Jeff White Jan 17
A slice of bread
Can smile at you
If you know
Just what to do

With a finger and a thumb
Pinch a bread slice
To make the eyes
Do a single pinch twice

Pinch pinch pinch
In a curve for the smile
After it’s pinched
Toast it for a while

Up it pops
And then you see
A face in your toast
Smiling with glee

So in the morning
Don’t be a grump
Make smiley face toast
To get you pumped
Jan 16 · 25
Suspended
Jeff White Jan 16
Time is a noose
And from it I hang
Answers suspended
From questions that sprang

Waiting for something
Unable to know
Frozen in motion
Just letting time flow

Violently helpless
Only time will tell
How long until heaven
Until then. . . in hell
Jan 16 · 121
Lightning
Jeff White Jan 16
A lightning strike
A sudden crack
Almost instant
No time to react

A single moment
Electric and fierce
Every part of my being
Feels a deep sharp pierce

I’m stuck in that flash
The heat and the light
It is now my forever
Intense and bright
Dec 2019 · 73
Worth of Words
Jeff White Dec 2019
Sometimes words are worthless
When emotion’s power
Kills the voice
Or stops the pen

Feelings so strong
Expression impossible
Yet I try
Futility

I wish my voice were water
That could bathe you in a feeling
I wish this ink were blood
So you could read a part of my being
Dec 2019 · 167
Why I Can Wait
Jeff White Dec 2019
So much to look forward to
So much between me and you
All the things we’re gonna do
I can’t wait to make them true

Squeezing lemons, dance-offs too
Road trips, camping, skies of blue
Stuck together just like glue
I can’t wait til time comes through

Into my life my soulmate flew
Hope and love are born anew
I can’t wait to make it true
That’s why I can wait forever for you
Dec 2019 · 53
The Wind In Her Voice
Jeff White Dec 2019
Only one thing is true
My reality centers on you
Please never say goodbye

You’re more than my world
You’re my sails unfurled
In your breath I sail the sky

No Beauty, no grace
Compares to your face
Or the love in your voice

I hear you sing
You’ve become everything
To love you is not a choice
Dec 2019 · 46
Faith In You
Jeff White Dec 2019
Your eyes are my bible
I search them for meaning
And discover new religion

When faith was gone
I found reason
To open my heart

Gazing at the sky
Seeing the other end of the universe
We feel so small

In your eyes
Holds much more depth
And in that universe we are not lost

We are the center
That holds the world together
Your eyes are my bible

I read them to find meaning
And I find unshakable faith
In us
Dec 2019 · 123
Jewels, shards
Jeff White Dec 2019
A soul left torn and stained
The wreckage that remains
That is I

A shattered jewel of love
Fallen angel from above
That is you

The pieces fit together
A bond that lasts forever
Create a perfect one from two

— The End —