Monthly Archives: July 2016

Dim the Light

Dim the Light ere falls the dawn smokeless pink unfolding arms Like the petals that gather ground falling falling catching sound Night comes this bare beads of breath trickling down the cold neck’s sweat Dim the light before or aft … Continue reading

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The Old World

The people of the Old World. They are like the mountains. Stern and silent. Hearts of Fire. Worn, Weathered, Immobile. Do they scoff at the New World ways Like the mountain would to a man Who tries to imitate its … Continue reading

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Purple Folds

Why these purple folds? It is one color two shades. I would wrap its curls around my finger if I could shave it from a rose. The inside is damp and oily. The outside has that perfect sheen that everyone … Continue reading

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The Eating Ladies

There sat two on a bench Made of stone One could have been a mirror It would have made no difference Their legs extended over the stone In unison Their arms held akimbo In unison One reached out and broke … Continue reading

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A Thorny Protect

With gravel rolling under their feet With dust clouds that follow in small droves The quail retreat to the briars The mother calls in her clan There is that one small bird She cannot reach That one pegged to be … Continue reading

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The Eye Farmer

He loved the look of long lean fields pixelated with deep golds burnt browns fresh green mounds heaving from the earth in an ecstasy By day he peered deeply into patients’ eyes his artificial smile casting reassurances while his soul … Continue reading

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They Cried Winter

The trees held their frosted popcorn ball heads Like a grave that keeps its distance politely worn down in the background by layers of wind, rage, and ice The moon is half empty The clouds surround her like a melody … Continue reading

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