Author Archives: Eric

About Eric

Writer/Plumber/Poet/Father/Gentleman/Romantic

I’ve Known This Season #WritePhoto

Originally posted on Lemon Shark Reef:
? ? I’ve known this season. Danced with dying dreams. Watched bits of myself float away. Sometimes I tried to hold on. Other times I watched those pieces fly from me in the autumn…

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Allegiance

This place Sacred ground As if earth, god-touched She resides Kindred spirit Sister, swordsworn Wordsmith, the brand Our hearts share Blood scrivener We drink, she and I From inkwell chalices And read the bones In the light of our stained … Continue reading

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The Weyward Sisters: Songs of Ophelia

Originally posted on Brave & Reckless:
Originally published on Sudden Denouement you must remember rosemary, pansies, fennel, columbine and rue, You forgot tansy, didn’t you? When the ground freezes over And your flowers crumble and brown Let the ice in…

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Prey…

My heart pounds… Oh, how perfect things had seemed just minutes ago Before she flushed me from my cover I was safe and warm inside of my nebulous thunderstorm listening to the sounds of the gentle raindrops of my indifference … Continue reading

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Canticle…

In that instant I saw for the briefest of moments The evening horizon reflected In the dark pools of her eyes And I can’t For the life of me Remember having seen anything Ever Before that Scribes came From the … Continue reading

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For Halo

Originally posted on TheFeatheredSleep:
My debt rests in your fur as they light it and it burns and your form shrinks from this world your black and white paw limp against my clutching fingers wishing you here those images are…

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Stormsurge…

early August swelter banana leaf shaped fan blades spin 15 feet above my head the old plaster ceiling full of cracks and divots my eyes follow the broken rhythm of the lines as if they were etched by a low … Continue reading

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Transmogrify…

Originally posted on Whisper and the Roar:
? She lay back into the plush green of the meadow with lids closed she turned her face to the warming embrace of our radiant star hands cupped under her belly she pulled…

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Redolence – Eric Syrdal

Originally posted on FREE VERSE REVOLUTION:
When I passed this pretty flower I thought to bring it to thine heart ? For all things beautiful must attract and in each others company so create a world in which I wish…

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Mortality…

By what will do I live? heart? aye a heart to move crimson rivers betwixt my wingspan an aging man who sweeps his arms out wide to encompass the soul of mankind and like a hearbroken father whispers unto his … Continue reading

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