How does one mediate this agony of spirit? This groaning and grinning, this grinding of bone To make stone meal enough for bread May one eat well & hear the bells tell Their toll- a story of notes crowning the nakedness of night
Shining paths Crowns the eyes with blindness, see how the scales have fallen! puddles like galleries of mirrors prostrate themselves on the sidewalk
Swaying and slinking, a clink of skulls rises and falls with the riptide of her waist, a groove one drowns to. Her eyes -faraway flames, flickering like collapsed stars Her almost-touch is a rush of penitents to my temples pulsing, drumming Her flow She mocks with blown kisses like poisoned arrows Purring “soon you’ll be […]
Spiderweb- What tendrils of gold played by light!
Split my pants, flat on my bike But I’m doing all right Smoke my pipe & saw the sights B/c I’m doing all right Ate too fast, talked my funk But I’m doin alright Home at last, layin’ it down B/c I’m doing all right Move too fast, still out of cash But I’m doin’ all […]
“What is the soul? I cannot stop asking”-Rumi The silence of doubt fills me like a cup with shadow And longing for lightning to strike me down with the truth which whispers from beneath eaves and between bird wing Help me! Help me! My soul suffers for a drop As one burns alive inside and […]
Sirens blend into the red of an asphyxiated sky Wearing Haloes of cloud like crowns of silver Already the silk unveils the eye of the moon