JOURNEYS, PART 2; A FERRY FROM THE FUTURE

  I took the ferry, once again, that morning, after a long repose, to the other side, the one formerly ‘his side’, the side I used, so often, to cross to, to eat, to sleep, to kiss, to share, the same ferry that took me from the real world to his world, which became my […]

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A SHIFT TO THE SEASON

    Another oldie as we drift to the end of another season… — It happens, now and then, That slight shift in the season, A new light, a different dusk, A gentle breeze that brushes you Into remembering a moment in the memory, A time, once far removed, Now returned, repeated, relived And there […]

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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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FLAP AND SNAP

  Daddy didn’t now how to say it, didn’t know how to do it, Daddy didn’t know how to ask it, but Daddy knew how to break it, like it broke before, like they broke him before, like they beat him to the floor and the butterfly flaps his wings in confusion in the garden […]

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NEW RHYMES 

  New notes quivering on a quaver, new rhythms rattling through the repercussions of older rhymes; echoes of former crescendos that crashed too soon, convoluted cords that quickly constricted comprehension, reasons now realized to be unreasonable, yet old fears still trickle down worn keys, no longer black and white, no longer wrong or right, (is […]

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ADDICT 

  Slip me in like a pill, ride these waves, this thrill. We are supplements to sensations, swimming upstream; salmon fighters, fresh for flesh, eager igniters. Lick these lips, take me; this pill, me green and you blue, there is no choice, addiction is not a selection but a devouring infection. You are base now […]

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