Author Archives: Eric

About Eric

Writer/Plumber/Poet/Father/Gentleman/Romantic

Herbology…

    Thyme, Mint, Honey, and Clove ribbons in her auburn waves she wove   A daughter of sunlight framed in brown would place upon my head a flowered crown   And kisses upon my cheeks so sweet My pretentious … Continue reading

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Goodbye

Originally posted on TheFeatheredSleep:
In the New Year I am going to do something drastic. I’m going to close all my social media down, take the majority of my books/work offline/out of bookstores and not stay in touch with the…

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Hypothermic – Eric Syrdal

Originally posted on FREE VERSE REVOLUTION:
I met her in April when I took her hand as together we stood, in a springtime storm the rain ran down our faces and over our lips and no words were needed We…

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Smitten: This is what love looks like. Poetry by Women for Women

I’m very excited to help promote this wonderful anthology of poetry from some of the most amazing female writers it has been my honor and pleasure to know! Currently out in Ebook format with print copies not too far behind. … Continue reading

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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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