bound by dreams
perishablea tragedy indeedtimeprecious timecoveted soby those who know its valueyet mindlessly squanderedkilledfrivolously passed were I ablein a bottle it would be keptas Jim Croce intended…
fog shreds of earth spiritshover between land and sky aspire to ascend
low autumn thunderheadsstreak grey coats dark with rain- donkey mare and foal
eye-catching white and lavenderbillowing on the fence line- morning-glory clouds
surviving freshly-plowed pasture-crows and egrets side by side pecking out livings
undyingwould that dawn-to-darka hawk I could besoaring with untold joyup to the firmamentoffering eternal fealtywith a raptor’s shrill cry wingtips spread as fingerssweep away all wispy veilsdare they overshadowyour blazing perfection wings outstretchedmy naked breast baredinviting your warm embrace in the daystar’s radiancebathe I wouldbeams enswathingnurturingeverysinglefeather velvet blackness of nightwould see a wolf’s formpaddingprowlingall men evadingrisking the dangerin quest of alabaster luminescenceenvious of the starsin your attendance from wind-swept mountaintopsto mist-shrouded valesI would confess to the heavenspouring out my adorationa cascade serenadingflowing from my soul needingcravingpleadingfor a precious glimpsea caressa kissof cool pearlescence
desireone night you granteda gift of yourself begging crawling promisingearned me one incredible nightmeant to satiate meit whetted my appetiteleaving me hungering thirsting screamingfor one more nightempty are my armsnow all is bittersweetfilled with relentless agony misery longing enslaved I burnwatching you with him cravingall of your love hoping for another gift yearningfor another night
cooling frosty puff of breathblooms across star-pricked canvas- Orion aims high
solidgreat roots gripped the soil like anchoring knuckles-up the crackled, cobbly bark of the massive trunkcrept lichen the color of his eyes-reaching into the billowy nebula of evergreen leavestowering limbs roseas once-writhingtongues of flames orjagged lightning boltsnow frozen in place
FriendPain is your great friendSavor it, clutch it to youPain never betraysIt is always there for youAt your side, clinging to youForge of it a bladeAnd quench the edge with your rageSo you will not bowFor life will seek to break youAnd punish you if you’re weakSo thank your painIt will show the way to your strength
.i take my spoon, crackthe sky like a creme brûléeand the light flows out
a study in you/hiaku i.at night you are wholebut when the sun rises, youbecome unraveled;ii.and in the morningyou awake with seasons caughtunder your new skin.
.hangman, could you showme the ropes? i'd rather doit all on my own
.what doesn't kill youcomes back with something strongerto finish the job
Katuatagoing out with herwas like World War One, exceptit was over by Christmas
It's okay to be differentFitting in's a trap:they put you inside the box,and then close the lid.
an augury of tearsyour love is the windon water. mine heaves deeperthan cruel riptide.
.listen to your heart;it is the one that knows bestof the inner dark
Montageshattered clans bound by dreams mosaic nation