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Standing on the Edge… (beginnings)

Standing on the edge of the abyss, predisposed to failure, I step confidently forward. I had warned me... We communicate in a given language. We have loosely agreed on gestures and symbols, Through Television, Literature, Film, Life, (and other over-directed productions) we have built the skeletal framework of mutual expression. We have not, however, achieved …

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Medieval

He was certain he knew ‘better’ when he saw it – and he saw it in the mirror. He saw it in those ‘just like him’. And with that thought - the bridge drew faintly up from the road. Intolerance was his second nature. Learned in biased company. Feeding him now at his roots. The …

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Appleside

The holes in my hands had finally healed When my cart caught the gutter and shattered a wheel And strewn by the roadside my apples all lay But I’m doing all right… It’s just one of those days   I sat on the curbside and twiddled my thumbs The Blind man just laughed, when he …

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Idle Wild

Idle, wild, addled, able ‘Eager pleaser’ seeks the fabled Anticipating sweet immersion Penetrating dream conversion Not for sake of some diversion But for the heart of you.   Believing in the dream unraveled The life-long coupled path to travel Past odd hurdles not disclosed Roadblocks, doubt and fears imposed Committed open heart, exposed All for …

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Walkin’

I’ve seen the mist rising on a dry river bed – I knew the water lay there undetected I’ve seen the clouds rising up behind your eyes – when you felt yourself unprotected I’ve walked the shallow fields of your fallow mind – divining rod twitching in my hand Searching for the soul that I …

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Slip

As always, the buzzing troubled his sleep. The whirr of it mutated his dreams and sent him into a cold sweat. The image that infiltrated his slumber, again, was of a hoard of flying insects. They flew in perfect ranks, descending out of the sun, intent on his destruction. Time to wake up! Upon waking, …

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