Nothing, Beyond the Sea…

‘Nothing can be done,’ She said Almost smiling, Her clothes and skin A lighter shade Of hospital white, ‘Nothing can be done-‘ She said, ‘Head up, Eyes forward, Grin and bare it.’   Nothing more to do, Nothing else to see, Not a single reason to cry- No ocean flood will bring them back For strong currents […]

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The Blissful Wake

Before my eyes open, My body senses you and slowly Accepts the breaking light In the shelter of your arms, Beneath the scent of our lust Still lingering in the room From the night before, I begin to stir And your body wakens to mine- Aroused as our legs find ways To entangle and entwine […]

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The Poetic Point

Writing, with ink and pen And open mind, thoughts From the heartland of the questioning consciousness- Muddled and moving, mixing Musical thought with meaningful metaphors, Subtly seeking the rhythm and rhyme And fighting with form and formality, Counting consonants and trying not to simulate, Sawing sentences in centers To shock, shake and stimulate. Keeping, with […]

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Nana, Always and Forever

The years roll by In a hazy blur of time passing At accelerating speeds- Another year older And each subsequent year flies by Faster than the one before, Filled with new faces, New phases, New beginnings, And newer goodbyes, Anniversaries draw near And that feeling arrives- That sense of something missing- But just gone of […]

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Attaining the Stars

Parted from the inhuman heights of the heavens, We dwell deep, deep down In what we’ve shaped Into the final spoils Of Planet Earth, Lost amid our own All-consuming desire To rise up and stand out. We are funny creatures Of spiraling arms And spindly legs, Equally drawn and repelled By each other’s tastes and […]

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Ireland- The Emerald and I

And again I found myself, Of a morning- that morning, On a winding road, once more, Meandering like a stream, Before it opened up to unveil A vast expanse of stillness Where brook and lake entwined, Rugged roads wandered into wilder woods And the light- that sat Upon mossy mountain- Reflected the break of another […]

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The Beauty Within

Put your hand In mine, To pull me Not apart, But to please me, Pleasure me and perfect me Into a useful unity- A balanced blend Of better beings Than before- Less bestial, base And bitter Than the twisted tribes Who’ve crossed my path In darker days of late With their loins Full of lust […]

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