Monthly Archives: December 2014

Babel

All of Solomon’s gold would not secure you heaven nor would eating bread that isn’t leavened but if you follow the way of the birds and the fishes you might stand a chance find the path lined in silence long … Continue reading

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Suburb Burp Revisited

How did this happen to me, I have become a zombie going through the motions in Suburb Burp as Harriet use to say; there was so much garbage that she and I would celebrate its artistic qualities, she spent her … Continue reading

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Astral

The dusk creeps in to lead me to my field of empty dreams there goes my childhood in the flashing of an eye and all the names and smiles of friends and lovers whose names I mysteriously have forgotten though … Continue reading

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Broken Mirror

In the broken mirror I see the face of someone I used to know, no more the lace around the neck that once graced its innocence, in place of lofty feelings piled high there is only smoldering bitterness from all … Continue reading

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Hundredth Name of God

I hovered like a silent kite in a black and moonless night over a sleeping city I did not know but one familiar to me nonetheless like ancient Rome and down below there lived the lives of many friends and … Continue reading

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Oden

1000 empty chairs assembled here by unknown gods to wait for the inevitable sunrise despite the clouds, if I were but the dead leaves beneath their feet to steal a peek at eternity where all have marched before me and … Continue reading

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Hijira

One day the rains began and show no sign of stopping the politicians told us we were in severe drought now everywhere is flooding, the water lies about in the rice paddies to the north as far as the eye … Continue reading

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A friend’s funeral

A veil of unknowing across the land humbled are we by death’s finality we say our simple prayers for help from a silent God we say lives in our hearts we are but crumbs beneath His table unfit for dogs … Continue reading

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