Monday, March 23, 2015


When universes crash
Sun burst
Cloud burst
Mountains shift
Dazzling snow
Melts to rivers

And in the pouring rain
Bathed in gold
Eyes heavenward
Arms akimbo
Feet fluttering
Stood Serenity

Promise of life
Giver of hope
Rust of youth
Soothing lilting
Song of silence
Kiss of enigma

Serenity rose
Spread his wings
Engulfed her
Swallowed her whole
Imbibed her
Made her his

For eternity... 

Tuesday, March 17, 2015


Mist steals over me
Clouds worm into my nose
Cold is my cousin
Of my blood, my own

I once pulled a plant
Out by the roots
So pretty, so pretty
I'll keep it forever

I watered and watched
Watered some more
Dismay every day
I shook it in a frenzy

Panic set in
Will it die? I asked
No, said he with compassion
No, with kindness

Why me? I cried
I only loved too much
But still lay my plant
Strangled, mesmeric, dead

When love is unending
A sort of choking begins
First of the ankles
Moving north ever so slowly

And when it reaches the brain
A caterwaul begins
Incessant shrieking
That drives the unloved ashamed

I lay my beloved
Withered leaves blowing
Reminders of intense love
The embers of possession

And I lay down near my beloved
Unseeing, unnerved
Becoming one with the earth
Where what I once loved rests.