TAKEN

  What to report? To what port must you swim, in how little can one drown (shallow is often the sister to shady) air is not anything until it is nothing   and nowhere,   (sometimes existence is only revealed through disappearance) – are you someone until you are seen in the eyes of another? […]

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FLUTTERING HOPE

  Silence surrounds this sweet stillness, icicles are falling; tears streaming new paths down old windows once home to fading reflections and the robin and his red chested breast; forever stained, forever beating, flaps through the open field in search of a hushed hope in buds that will soon bloom, in life that will soon […]

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I DREAM

  Dreaming,   seeing time as something silky you can slip though,   rearranging reality,   the hours revolving around minutes around molecules neither past nor present;   the future still waiting to be moulded,   dreaming of tempering time;   of breaking it   of bending it;   redrawing curt corners into kinder curves, […]

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CHRISTMAS COVER UP

  In the shadow of all its history, in the sorrow behind its sparkle, I sprinkle fairy lights on the drying roots of this dying tree.   At the summit of all its beauty, from the forest freshy felled, I place a blood red rose on this tree cut down from hope.   All words […]

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THE STORY

  How does the heart still pump, how does the blood still run when these feet won’t move?   How do the bones not break, how does this skin not shed when these hands cannot hold?   We dress ourselves in solid shields of security (see this shining steel) that cannot sooth the single soul […]

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WHEN WHITE FALLS BLUE

  Snow falls and the darkness drowns in silence, a hush from the heavens falling, so slowly, even crystals cry. Are these the tears of angels weeping who’ve watched us falling like this slow snow, like their tears, trembling?   Snow falls and there’s a stillness and still all this silence between us. Bruises covered […]

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