Particles in Time (micropoetry)

we walk for fifty yearslost in the ice domesof this forsaken land           ~ the Queensat highon a throneof clear glass tears           ~ carved wood—love letters writtenbefore the dawn of time           ~ moon dust  moon walks—a lonely planet  for far off thoughts           ~ a ring around—the ebony stones draw inour …

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After Hearing the Rain

wetwith the dewof a heavy rain—the scent of ozonelingering still           * a bird criessomewhere in a nest—her shattered child           * the gate has opened—I walk throughlooking for salvation           * these are the soulswho wanderthe desolate streets—I search their eyesthey do not see           * in the streetafter a heavy rain—a …

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The City

buildingscorrupted in the darkmixed with the lightof strangers           * hurried feetstep by step on pavement—and the dirt is deepas little by littlethey mark their souls           * organism of soulswho have their momentand sink back downto dark oblivion           * steam in the streetswith century old pipes bursting—dreams of the …

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Another Day

far at seain the violent turnof the waves and silence—and out there somewherethe shores of home      * imagesbuilt in mist—footprintson the journey home      * windsand roots torn up—covered in the dressof a fallen queen      * one blowand then I’m down—fallen tothe lightless depthsbetween the nowof life and eternity      …

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Carry Me Home

rays meltinto the blue lightof another heaven         * wind washedwater melts anewon the blue horizon         * birdsof another dayhave joinedfor morning prayers         * looking eastthe pages turnto the windwhere all the blindbegin to see         * jigsaw nightamong the red and blue—once more I’mback together again         * sometimes dead as sin—reborn …

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