Friday, April 18, 2014

Clayton Bye- One Poem


The wind blew today,
ruffling up thoughts
better left alone.

Your face haunts me,
beauty beyond reach
in the hands of time.

Leaves curl and colour:
toes and swirls of frost--
the bite of  death.

Such is my mind
this blustery day;
face, time, toes of frost.

Biting, befuddling,
twists and empty turns:
my thoughts aren't here.

Where? I don't know.
But for beauty, dead?
Your face, your face, your...

Copyright © 2013 Clayton Clifford Bye
Clayton Bye is a writer, editor and publisher. The author of 9 books and a varied collection of short stories, poems, articles and hundreds of reviews, he has also published (under the imprint Chase Enterprises Publishing) 3 award winning anthologies of excellent short stories by some great talents from around the world. The first book features general fiction, the second offering is horror and the third is a book of detective short stories.
Mr. Bye also offers a wide range of writing services, including small business management for writers.

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