Meadows and Flame

I'm coming to you once again today, Naked of soul in child's innocence, Robed in lavish scarlet of latent love, And dying for just one moment of truth. Years of whispering to the night sky, Yield to the flit of a deer's flaming tail, Turning to defy bloodied hunter's hands, At the iminent threat to... Continue Reading →

Plato’s Soulmates

You were the one who told me of creatures Split in two for being too powerful. You were the one who conjured me seer, And filled my recognition overfull. But in the moment you scorned the story, Highlighting what Plato said that denied The magnificence of this love-majesty. Yet it returned to me in love... Continue Reading →


Well, I passed you up in years, Now I've grown up and you're...just you. College kid, working out and beer, Something old but still something new. You sang a song of being rich, And gazed with compassion's own eyes, Then just before you left to ditch, I asked within for your surprise. And then three... Continue Reading →

Whither Goest Thou?

Perhaps in time it will all go away Perhaps this ink's the last for this day-age. If so then mayhap I must ask what next? And leave the lingering dark for joyous tests. I gaze upon that world again afraid That once more I'll be forced again to hide, But then I wait and hear... Continue Reading →


Advent is a time of year When the strings of the violin are too taut, Faithful everywhere are worn, And tired of each day's toilsome lot. Hearts writhe in fearsome rest Lingering in the world's heavy skepticism Gasping air of lasting life And forbidding each step into life's rhythm. Just wait another day or two,... Continue Reading →

Prayer to Zelie

In surprise I viewed the toil that bore down Upon your youthful shoulders in one time. Your weary melancholy came forth out, And blossomed in a tender love sublime. I try not to fear encompassing pain, When my own spirit fights my own short breath. Can you help me when I am nearly slain? Will... Continue Reading →

Come Fair Soldier

Awash in the darkened sea A dragon languishing on my chest I call the slayer near to me And beg he come and do his best. But he lies still upon the beach And gazes at the morning sun Waiting for God's will to come seek The dying princess to be his one. Come slayer... Continue Reading →

The Canal Song

I linger with the mosquito buzzing all around surrounding Dusting concrete rests below, the pelican beside me sings. Our eyes meet in the suns expanse as far as my eyes stretch Romantic dreams in the armospheres dewey sunny breath. My deepest heart climbs through my chest, struggling forward Begging you. Begging that you bestow this... Continue Reading →

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