Monthly Archives: January 2017

Naked

Like an ocean swim in winter truth is an icy hammer strike Dense Callous Unyielding In panicked recoil we seek swaddled succor bind ourselves in filtered validity seek sanction from familiar flame Loving conspirators primed with gentle lie on loving … Continue reading

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Tethered

Through weary eyes caked with grains of sorrow we as children squinting in the glare of day summon image of our choosing conjure form from chaos coat bitter pill with sticky syrup warmed by the fire of our longing for … Continue reading

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Twenty Two Bones

Twenty two bones hide her darkness A mandible hinges the lies Three layers of skin Bind tight the sin Except what escapes through the eyes   Black heart beats a tell-tale warning Mocking the ears of her prey Unlike the … Continue reading

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Marathon

Is it edgier to hate the hater? Is it cool to disengage? We wring our hands Shake our heads in disbelief Why can’t those of other truth see as we? Starved for clear voice We feast on our own We … Continue reading

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Be the Sound

  fallen tree’s vibration without an ear lacks sound are words and thoughts like the tree? are emotions real? Or.. do they just resonate against the hearts of others? making music when the right string is plucked   we live … Continue reading

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The Gods of Our Choosing

Squandering days at an old island bar Watching the world pass him by Can’t win for losing The god of his choosing To a bottle And a love that won’t die   Coffee at sunrise and midmorning beer He rolls … Continue reading

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She

Look closely you will see her Woven in shadow Spinning lies on golden wheel Plying prey with toxic charm She Huntress of largess Seeker of servants Lost in mirrored hall Devoid of remembrance Barren by selfish choice Worn thin by … Continue reading

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