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 …

Read More

Thoughts on Time

the lost artof statues and colonnadessketched in time          Ꚛ stars slumberas the sea waterthat rings my feet          Ꚛ light mixed in shadebetween the leavesthat line my feet          Ꚛ centuries oldas leaves whisperon New England stone          Ꚛ another dayshe wanders onwithout a name

Read More

A Song Where I Belong

Inspired by Maxfield Parish’s “The Dinky Bird”  On the clouds   Of fruit-filled dreams I dream   Of castles      And fairy tales  One ladder   Each step—      A movement in time  Falling along a road   Looking at the skyEach kiss a melody—   The words, a broken cord  Time protected   In knotsAnd fortress walls   …

Read More

Drops from Keido Fukushima’s “Leaves”

wind and sea—the leaves we leavefor other generations little by little—the leaves line upto be lifted by the wind pure sky—awakened to soundof single leaf trees and skies—the generations growfrom leaf to leaf running in the wind—searching for “self”in the veins of time water and life—a drop in the moon’smidnight …

Read More