Tag Archives: loss

Diggin up the Roots

I was just layin round, On the black night stoop, Smoking something I’d found, Neath a crease in the truth, When she rolled up like my old fears, Got out and made the steps in arrears, Stood her high way, … Continue reading

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Mr. Watcher

We’d sit, looking out, As the slatted line of dark pines, Long green shadows pitted in stars, Lifted and swayed, Like the evening waltz, You used to do when a cocktail or two, Had lit your flame, And on I … Continue reading

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Stealth

Often I think of love, As an animal, The leopard, with her Deep spots, wide as night, Sleeping upon the knarled Limb, high against large, Grey moon, a ghost Herself, quietly slipping, Amongst the dark treetops, Like some soulful sojourner, … Continue reading

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Prayers

“I’m not going to pray anymore,” She said. And I tilted towards her Violet pillow, The one scented with lavender, “For sleeping more soundly,” Her mother had said, Quietly. “You are my God, and I,” She said, Looking up on … Continue reading

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Inside Out

  I looked outside from within and saw, The colors of a chilled November fall, But within the color of the wall the same, And falling down the scale of light it came, The feeling of some long remembered afternoon, … Continue reading

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Sonoma

The cold has a stillness, Kept in the red rouge, The stones weep slowly, Sun bakes their tears. Beauty has no surety, Nor warmth a guarantee, When sky of blue bends knee, To desert night’s eternity.

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Finished

Blue fades to backward green, Spreading wings it sings of other things, Fades further merging with softest yellow, Can you hear the quiet sound of meadow, Lower along, brown reeds round the sound, And as the redtail slowly circles round, … Continue reading

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Scared

We met in such small space, Encapsulated, The paintings hung so low, Upon those walls of white, A room to seek out grace, My world exploded. You know when you are trapped, A song you hear, then cannot unhear, You … Continue reading

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Blue Words

Blue on a black night, Blue, more than blue, More than you, Words I long to write, Singular note sits, Says not a word, Eyes of far star, Smoking blue smoke, And now I might, Upon his singular note, Put … Continue reading

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Two Moons in Flight

The moon rises in her fullness and floats the soft, New blue of evening sky taking first bright breaths, In blush of first love, in hope of evening growing, Rich with promises not yet made, light and knowing, She rises … Continue reading

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