Tag: Nature

The Blinds of Decline

The Blinds of Decline

The ruts sink deeper, The peeling silt clamors And scalds under the forge, Where I sit I can see, The cracks, The holes, The negative spaces, Exposing the frozen roots Of lost possibilities, Through which the wind sang. No longer. Time hurries to slow. Gravity pulls into gravel of reluctance, Where I now take shelter.

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Static in Shadows

Static in Shadows

So began the wise: For one who lays among tragedies, Knotting and twisting, Picking a path through dereliction, Beside the rubble of contentment, And then comes the bringer of truth, The maker of doubts, Through aisles of gray, Between doorways, Of haunts, Of darkness, Where all that cease, breathe  In dreams of endless songs, Begging … Continue reading Static in Shadows

Weekendspiration – Plight of the Sea

Weekendspiration – Plight of the Sea

I recently got back from a much-needed vacation, beach time in south Florida along with a glorious cruise to warmer weather regions, only to come home to rain and snow. I didn’t write a single thing on vacation. Not because I didn’t want to, but more because the sun was beckoning me more than the … Continue reading Weekendspiration – Plight of the Sea

Nature of the Beast (finale)

Nature of the Beast (finale)

Within this timeless tide of grand governance, Beyond the unspoken hatred, Beneath a stunning display of wonder, The mass of the planets, The stars’ eternal lanterns, The beacon of the moon’s presence, The relief of the clouds, The luster from the sun’s reach, The secrets carried by the winds, The heart of the seas, The … Continue reading Nature of the Beast (finale)

Nature of the Beast (pt 5)

Dream, dream the ancient planets hated, The magnificent constellations, Which emitted their natural light, Through great binaries and nebulas, And flaunted their operatic display of beauty, Through stellar pillars and Magellanic clouds, While the planets reeled in the anchored static, A palpable loneliness of sighs, dust and ice, Listing within the dark, Waiting for the … Continue reading Nature of the Beast (pt 5)