Finding god

Approaching Timios Stavros birthplace of Zeus on our climb of Psiloritis we pause, resting on a planed boulder One hand in yours the other open outstretched. Fatigued with his work, a bee alights resting on the planed, open hand. Feeling … Continue reading

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Psiloríti

Walk with me On this path As we climb and climb Reaching, finally, the top of Psiloriti From there, all of Crete is ours It will take days, weeks but, arriving, we will drink cold water Dine on olives, feta, … Continue reading

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Two Lovers

Two lovers wake and look to the east The blood red sun has come to join them Look, she says to her love Each ray is the reflection of his beauty It floods over her He is the color, the … Continue reading

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Dagenn

What is this pain burning the heart of my soul ? Yes, Ive known that with great love comes great pain But there is no breath there is only emptiness there is no heart only a shredded organ blood seeps … Continue reading

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Without You

Time bends when you are far. Minutes become decades and, when you are close, days shorten femtoseconds. Vision and smell alter too. The rose-fingered dawn The bright blue of our sky The hemoglobin-red of the poppy All lessened in your … Continue reading

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What Could You Have Been ?

Mother-daughter-child. What am I to call you? What might I say as I gaze upon you, lying in that maternity ward? You are now a mother. A child giving birth to a child. Married at 15 Pregnant at 16. A … Continue reading

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For You, On This Night, Separated by 8,000 Miles

You asked me: Have you forgotten ? You ask me this my love I reply: Nunca te olvides, jamás Nunca te dejo, jamás Nunca terminará mi amor para ti, jamás Nunca estarás, en mis ojos, menos de una estrella brillante, … Continue reading

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