There is Fear, Muse

This is for you, Muse We spoke often of Plato and the Athenian generals: What is bravery? What is courage ? Bravery: doing what we must despite overwhelming fear Courage: the ability to extract fear, look at and understand it … Continue reading

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You’re Here, You Didn’t Run

You needn’t have stayed, there was only more sorrow to be had if you stood near me. But you were there. How could you believe ? You needn’t have stayed, sorrow heaped upon sorrow, sandwiched with pain. Yet, you believed … Continue reading

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Such Gifts I Offer

You flew, Muse, hearing all I would give to you all I had to offer: Pain Sorrow The wrath of family and friends. And why not ? Who would wish for these ? You flew, Muse, when offered these gifts … Continue reading

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A Note of Forgiveness to a Young Friend

Awakening after a night of lovemaking two lovers – one younger and one older – look at one another. He, staring into her deep blue eyes, drowning She, seeing the forest in the brown of his eyes Theirs had been … Continue reading

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What Crime ?

What crime did I commit ? Did I abuse as some Nazi butcher ? Did I throw young pregnant women, patriots, from helicopters in Argentina ? Did I break the fingers, before killing him, of Victor Jara ? Did I … Continue reading

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One Day, I Will Tell You: It’s Shame

One day, I don’t know when, I will say all of this to you. Maybe it will be the day you decide again I’m loved. Or perhaps just one future day But it will be one day. One day I … Continue reading

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I Know

Once we would have said “Purge the registers” Who even knows what that means today, this reference to boilers ? Today you might say “Clear the RAM” I know, my love – and you are my love – what you … Continue reading

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