Monthly Archives: June 2014

Iceheart

The iceheart holds within safe-stored A cracked and splintered dream Bound up with frayed and raveling cord The shards of yesterday To tumble in the torrent’s rush Tomorrow’s pebbles there Speak words that crumble in the hush Giving rise to … Continue reading

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Swing

Summer sand means he can fly Absent wings hinder not And helpless gravity Cannot restrain imagining Dragon clouds are stepping stones Leading to the stars Where pirates sail ocean stars In galleons made of dreams While scurvy dogs, or friends … Continue reading

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Ice Fog

Solid air costumes all the trees With wedding garb in still of day, Draws icy fingers up swords of grass Overtaking hollows and turned rows. Wall of fog taunts with hidden hope Hither come and find what might be. Hidden … Continue reading

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Lionize

  In his fur is buried there The scent of Africa and home Broad velvet nose skyward turned Petitions Artemis for grace. Please, a pride to call his own, No more the wanderer’s ways, A springbok in his view, Favor … Continue reading

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Oblates

Doors to heaven take many shapes Doors to hell but one. Wimpled children sitting there Given to the church Upon the altars sacrificed For sins of parents Atonement wearing black and gray Payment of a debt, Or gratitude for favors … Continue reading

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At Dawn

There is a moment all in time When temptation bleeds the soul And in the depths of passion’s rhyme Beneath the peace of glassy lake Silent crippled demons dance Stepping purple heaven’s tune Just one moment holds the chance But … Continue reading

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End (NSFW image)

When in the ground he lay Supine, compassed to north With nothing left to be Could they not, looking, see The door to exit? No wooden box No north and south No straightened shell Curl him round, leave him bare … Continue reading

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