Category Archives: Poem

Sleigh Bells (a poem)

Dancing delightfully inside the small metal sphere The ball jostles about in rhythm to the horse’s trot Striking the sides back and forth, in quick strokes Letting a joyful sound expand though the slot Crafted with great love as the … Continue reading

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Jack’s Art

His palette is assembled, carefully arrange on the worn oak plank Deliberately chosen hues of blues and dollops of crisp whites His brushes crafted from the manes of unicorns gathered from days past Magic embraced within the hairs brings forth … Continue reading

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That Old Wooden Sled (poem)

Then during one winter’s first snow, many years hence Memories creep back in, flooding your senses, your realityCutting wind on your face, your fingers tingling with blueThe first gasp of horror as you throw yourself down the hillScreaming till your … Continue reading

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Eternity of the Hearth (a poem)

Flames leap forward creating images in the red glow The dried kiln cut from an aged pine tree now snaps and crackles Telling of the time when the tree was cut, of summer’s sun      Children gather round the … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Waltz (a poem)

time to start the Christmas season so let us start with a poem I did a while back… enjoy Gingerbread Waltz a poem by JA Sterling The magic that Christmas was held in an old cast iron stove The metal still … Continue reading

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Hangman’s Noose

  Stained red with the blood of a countless men The old noose still hangs from the dead tree Swaying in the wind, back and forth like a metronome Those were the days of swift justice, too quick Not always … Continue reading

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Ghostly Writer (a poem)

Ghostly Writer (a poem by JA Sterling) Shuddering I feel that icy grip on the back of my neck Drawing me forth to compose to write of dark nights Comprised of blood and screams, of terror one sees I take … Continue reading

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