Author Archives: Eric

About Eric

Writer/Plumber/Poet/Father/Gentleman/Romantic

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I want to writeAbout pretty thingsAbout sunsets and twilightAnd love felt at the roots of your heart But roots haunt my mind lately; deeproots down to the corrupt marrowthe only heart, the heart of my homelandhemorrhaging and screamingbegging for help … Continue reading

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when my ears finally acheand I can hear naught but thebroken pieces of my hearti journey down hereamid juniper hedge and thorn bushpersephone and itogether we sit in the elysian nightwatching the wheel of heavenbend over the Styx

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For you are

Originally posted on TheFeatheredSleep:
In simmering evening glow beheld in jewel moon, its pearlescent oval hushes barking day quiet. For you are held in my long hand a heart engraved rapture slavishly wound about my making as roses grow thick…

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Answering to the wind – Eric Syrdal

Originally posted on FREE VERSE REVOLUTION:
She swirled and danced among the wildflowers and the rolling green waves of the meadow while the summer sun played in her auburn hair the last notes of a bright and joyous song spilled…

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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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