Creative Writing, Ishaisms

Words of a Melting Candle

I woke from a heavy slumber upon being lit again. A mere stub now… That stature and pride of youth gone, but leaving behind like molten wax trickling down my wintry body, the illumination of wisdom that comes with time and a lifetime of service. Would you like to hear a dying light’s flickering words… Continue reading Words of a Melting Candle

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Ishaisms, Nature, Poetry

The Wilderness

The road was lit in a wild flower frenzy - a fray of ferns wayward and hapless, yellow trees rose in a tumultuous melee with battered rocks fragmented and strewn like shrapnel. Crisp cracks housed the dust in the grey concrete; dry buttresses boasted of mossy branches; browning bushes sneaked up suddenly like bandits, as… Continue reading The Wilderness

Ishaisms, Poetry, The Pirate and the Damsel series

The Pirate and the Damsel (1)

He was a pirate and she a damsel in distress - rescued from a long lost island and marital duress. An amorous, ardent affair ensued beneath the moonless skies, and through the cover of darkness, even the stars dared not peep their eyes! Morning came and shone like nature's floodlight over their notoriety; gone was… Continue reading The Pirate and the Damsel (1)