I thought of the way it ended. His ending. I thought of papa and I thought of his last pain etched words, the ones that even now, after all these years…after all these years still now ring in my ears. And then I thought of you. I thought of you there in Earth’s last dawningContinue reading “Saying Goodbyes”
Land of the restless. Here…here…here I awake. The birds sing praises. Days lived in fear and not seeing beyond the wall. But in the pines, in the quiet vale…shhh…a murmuring. A Coming siege? Windswept names. The quiet brook. The past will not forget. The sweet and bitter things that have sired her. Today I shallContinue reading “Untitled 9.2”
All the loves that have left…their memories now upon morning’s first light; and in their lonesome echoes, in their lonesome stirrings, a hand in the dike of this cherished sadness, in their eponymous silence. For in this flood of sunlight …there is life.
Strange party. Eerily quiet. No music. No words. A few balloons. They sit around hushed tables under off-white weather beaten old tents and at dusk just after the rain. A few teenage girls stand apart from them, next to an open door car. I’m waiting a few cars down. Suspicious. I feel their glancing curiousContinue reading “The Stranger”
Late summer. Early morning. To the low choral hum of window unit a.c’s, mysterious animals fearlessly scavenging in the middle of silent streets, and sleeping minds still dreaming – mechanical dreams, here return I home a lone soul just before dawn, under the glittering light of the bright morning stars. You have softly commandeered myContinue reading “Returning”