Headache

Jessica YungPoetry 2009

Throb, throb Pulsing Strong and clear Concentrated, deep and piercing Squishing, compressed inside The pea-sized cabinet. As if submerged in icy water But heated fast, not cold Throb, throb I cannot think a single word My brain structure’s lost its mold. Surely! Stones hitting at the rear Can you not see a being here? Watch out! New daggers flying To … Read More

The Grey Lady

Jessica YungPoetry 2009

A billowing breeze A temperate tune A flourishing flower A boisterous balloon The Grey Lady dances On the soft ballroom floor Mesmerized by the music And warmth hiding in store Her flax dress floats by Elegantly in pulse, Poignant in prancing Like a flock of seagulls Swooping ‘cross the tide Wings extended in wind Whistles heard in the stars Lonely, … Read More

The Ocean (II)

Jessica YungPoetry 2009

Look out! Beware, a storm’s a-coming! Can’t you hear the cymbals and the drumming? Heed the ocean roar! Her cries of rage Echo as she goes on a rampant rampage! Waves thrash and race ‘cross seven seas Unleashing her wrath, pulverizing all peace Swallowing sailors in a huge, merciless gulp She reduces firm frigates into pulp! After venting her anger … Read More

The Ocean

Jessica YungPoetry 2009

The silvers splash The seagulls coo The fish swoosh under Waves of blue Beneath her hand Her tender smooth Skin, billowing sails fly past the roof of her mouth, Her cries of sorrow Heard today Forgotten tomorrow. A streamlined bode of slick, white foam Swift as sound E’er free to roam ‘Cross seven seas But not beyond Land she despises … Read More

Autumn Leaves

Jessica YungPoetry 2009

In memory I walk into the magical wood Trees guarding, protecting Stretching their strengthened arms Around me. Listen! Whispering, ever so softly. Bright, conversational exchanges. Secrets. Buried deep within the ancient oaks. Falling An orange leaf perches on my fingertip Dried, barren, still tender with life Drops, crunches, shatters. Yet so beautiful. Dreaming Dancing among the showers Amazed, enchanted Delighted, … Read More