Monthly Archives: April 2013

Doors – 2

What does she say ? Life is a series of doors One shuts, another opens One door – my door – firmly shut Three decades in this room caring for my people standing watch on my rampart Was I even … Continue reading

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Tonight

Blackened teeth Lips curled into a snarl a smile Clattering plates blood-red service Saliva-encrusted goblets This life, normality, sickens me, a continuous hum of useless activity Silent calming Your gentle smile I have seen paradise November 2012

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No My Love: Not Anna, Not the Count

Thirsting for love passion Anna finds her Count Handsome Flamboyant, shallow Holds him at bay momentarily then plunges into the flames We are not Anna and the Count No my love We are love postponed and then found The 18 … Continue reading

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Listening to Malou

What is the end of this journey ? The path inadvertently chosen is not reversible What is this journey ? I know we are on it together united by chance need and desire And at the end of this journey … Continue reading

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Why Is Tonight So Hard ?

Searching for a dream I come upon a field surrounded with silver-green boughs In search of a dream I find a grove olive trees A bed of branches speaks of what once was In search of sleep I rest my … Continue reading

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There Is a Stone

The pulsation of my heart fails In turmoil it doesn’t remember how to function There is a stone in my heart Congealed emotion Closed, sealed for so long I opened my heart this portal Bright light the aroma of spring … Continue reading

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Morning Commute

Salmon-turquoise frosted morning Against voluptuous mountain darkness wind-whipped leaves scatter as if in fear Our park Vacant bench Reaching into my chest the raw hand of Winter chills my heart in your absence No matter the season you are my … Continue reading

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