Monthly Archives: July 2015


Deep dark ash Soot-stained sleepers Once proud timbers Tasted the sweet acid kiss   True and straight Fashioned with pain Pounded through grit   Each splintered edge Piercing my skin Hedging my path   Monument of age Vision of the … Continue reading

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Look at the murderous light Such unforgiving flint Where eyes stare And hearts rust Paid in grains of sand For arrows fly Heavy as stone Glistening in the suns glare Piercing the empty tree.

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These hands catch my tears These hands who knew no sin Bruised Discolored Ruptured veins Anchored with nails These arms hold my joy These arms welcome me home For all the lost To embrace This love knows the wait is … Continue reading

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I came to the razor’s edge I felt the softness of your breath Swirling. ebbing, tide, Beyond blackness Rivers of violent creation This velvet ice of silent streets.   I came to offer tears of unity In shafts of glowing … Continue reading

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Golden from the light of the courtyard Shinning in the face of time No silence explains No faceless words Inherited in fierce hearts We shade our eyes And release the sun.  

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It is a whispered space My marble vigil Where sunlight’s shadows dance On empty stone cloisters An angel waits transfixed on a walled garden And I shift effortlessly into summer Under a doomed roof She cries bathed in soft air … Continue reading

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Rhythms pulse with ancient ripples Secrets shared in thunder’s domain As polarized flashes light endless night And silence rests in our acceptance — Try not to breathe Try not to fall — As memories erupt from chaos And cloudy regrets … Continue reading

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Catch your breath in an invisible stranglehold For pain wears a heavy velvet cloak Empty words Empty hours Time lies in vaults Written on hills A sonnet that never rhymes A picture we cannot explain.

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Her knitting needles clicked away In time To the music   Hard of hearing With a shawl around her head   Unperturbed Unfailing regularity   Every click Rang out A relentless anthem of time That captivated my heart.

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Night Looks Like Day

Twisting, glowing, melting, Trapped in silent shadows I am calm, within desire Dark sacred seeds, Taunt me. In this world there is no light, For night looks like day. I am invisible, I am unnoticed, Patterns swirl around me Shinning … Continue reading

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