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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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Life Spring

I’ve glimpsed the soul of ‘Life Spring’ as it huddled Doubt filled, hurting, twisting in the dark She ponders my intentions and befuddled Imagines that I won’t maintain the spark   Exquisite she, though flawed and prone to finding - Reasons to distrust the love in me Trying to surpass the past’s un-windings Disavowing dreams …

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Myself

There is a very common phrase in the self-centric lexicon of language: “I found myself wanting her”. This is an unambiguous enough, arousal based, bit of self-expression. I cannot fathom the level to which it may resonate at the heart of a woman but as a man it is, generally, barely denim deep. Men are …

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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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