Monthly Archives: May 2014

Eli, Eli, lema sbachthani?

Spring has slowly turned the corner into summer and much needed rains have stopped, grass on the hills will quietly turn to yellow in the sun; I’ve grown accustomed to alone and solitude is my friend, I cannot really stay … Continue reading

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Fleece

Sometimes the time for talking fades and silence reigns and in those moments I try to staunch the pain of memories of things I left undone especially between lovers, friends and relatives who no longer deign to speak to me … Continue reading

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Pen and Paper

A thousand pardons said the pen to the paper and then began to write again having still learned nothing at all ’til then if you would only let me be your friend but you are afraid it will only start … Continue reading

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The Arriviste

Her attitude rode higher than her dappled horse with helmet, jodhpurs and riding crop eyeing the crowd for her foppish boy with his ridiculous ascot and happily ever after once they tie knot? I think not… the first scent of … Continue reading

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Bleeding

Are you bleeding once again said the leaches and the sharks around her whom she once considered her only friends in some opium den lives a dream which has no substance any where else beyond that realm if I could … Continue reading

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Love

I surrender to the power of love another hollow victory says you who have never known it let freedom ring until the pealing of ten thousand church bells in the distance fills you with sweet memories of her, a dollar … Continue reading

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Ego

The coronation of the moon fair Artemis condemned to spend her days far from the sun but always reflecting his light Apollo turning Daphnes into Laurel trees at least she’s safe out there far from him and on the dark … Continue reading

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Nuance

like shades of an artist’s paint, the poet and the politicians play with the subtle meanings and insinuations of words, at least the animals are spared from this deception our human languages allow a hawk dive bombing down out of … Continue reading

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Hollow Victory

Into a mountain fastness I have climbed toiling all day under the sleet and hail but here I am and quietly will I remain until the mountain king arrives to take his rightful place in this hall once echoing with … Continue reading

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A Pagan Prayer

The lesser gods and goddesses have left us here and gone back to Mount Olympus, abandoned us to sort out our own fate and pray to silence, I spent a time in limbo in my youth in a parallel universe … Continue reading

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