The Poet Dreamer Our lives are nights bereft of cogent dreams, Sleep of light thought of lines of poems Forgotten upon rising. We are poets searching for truth in all dimensions Much less our own lives, Our greatest dream and illusion. The mind plays tricks as symbols contest each other In active play as... Continue Reading →
As each day begins, nothing is given. The calendar states, No guarantees. But that’s in the fine print Obscured by our desires Or our tight hold on our destinies. We know what we are doing. The event planned is cancelled Due to bad weather. But we go anyway, Driving all night, Taking our chances ... Continue Reading →
Though the seas rage green, You breathe into each wave, Riding the vast, fearless, Sinking into the primordial dimensions Of creative surge With child-like wonder, Playful and joyous. Instinct seeks its tribe. Together, you are valiant in battle, Guarding and protecting Even the stranger. Your laughter, a lifeline For those lost to peace, Gasping... Continue Reading →
My eyes bleed To the raw horror Of children cut down while fleeing The coward’s aim. When the one who would be His brother Lies dying, When the warm-hearted gather In trust and prayer, Defenseless to the monster, Who will be a victor only In his own Hell, For he knows not the truth Of... Continue Reading →
This is the poem I plan to read at an event to honor Women’s History Month. Our Mother Earth is crying. May she heal, and may we all heal.
Rain falls steady As I serve the seeds For birds and squirrels. The grand Ash seems to lean Into my gaze. Her huge trunk and branches Betray her age. A cardinal cocks its head As a squirrel scurries to the bowl For the prize. And the wind chimes sound as The Tabby waits for the... Continue Reading →
Rising shadows of flames, dressed in deep void, I arrive to burn the bramble of your complacent life. You hide inside this clay façade, live for self in idle pleasure, slumber in this carcass of addiction and desire. I hold you down as you writhe in agony, thrive on your muffled screams. You smolder... Continue Reading →
Heartfelt Love is sacred energy Shared for transmutation. Give so that you may receive; Receive so that you may give. Bounty has no dam. Kindness circles back to its source, for Its path is not that of an aimless arrow Slicing the air to hit an unseen target Into the middle of nowhere. Love flows... Continue Reading →