Monthly Archives: June 2014

Waiting

A spider weaves its orb passively awaiting its next meal a Gabon viper lays in wait in the dead leaves along a path frequented by rats I lay awake at night waiting to catch a dream that will carry me … Continue reading

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Insomnia

I fast and rub grey ashes on my face and limbs and chant and stomp around the campfire until dawn but trance will not overtake me; where have I gone wrong like an eel larvae finding it way back to … Continue reading

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Mausosaurus Teeth

The universe asleep and we its dreams round and round we go, Buddha knows where the exit lies I stood upon the head of his effigy in Bamian so long ago between two proxy wars in a dream within a … Continue reading

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Unknowing

Even the most powerful shark out of water is rendered helpless to soon rot and smell; how busy are the microbes that break things back down to basic elements; most of the iron on earth was taken out of solution … Continue reading

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Soul

The universe asleep and we its dreams round and round we go, Buddha knows where the exit lies I stood upon the head of his effigy in Bamian so long ago between two proxy wars in a dream within a … Continue reading

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Spring

Silently the clouds go by taking their rain elsewhere we are in an arid land that time forgot under the hammering sun; we sleep by day in our tents and walk by the light of the moon each night our … Continue reading

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Anonymity

The echo of my breathing from across the dark room gives me the illusion I am not alone; my empty bed mocks me as does the silence, where once was laughter now salt streaks my face like dry river beds … Continue reading

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My Tribe

My soul whispers to me in my sleep impatiently awaiting for my return from oblivion; I see my tribe standing silently around me in the dark woods a shadow in my eye tells them the time for talk is gone … Continue reading

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Wings

I am in the labyrinth at Knossos trying to follow Daedelus’s lead but where will I find the pigeon feathers and bee’s wax to make my wings and fly out of this trap before that son of Zeus and Europa … Continue reading

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Arrivistes

Like a boat cast adrift the ebb tide carries me further and further from my native shore, nothing familiar in these waters here but with neither paddle nor rudder all I can do is be carried along by the current … Continue reading

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