Monthly Archives: May 2015

The Varangian

It seems that Scandinavians heading south to Greece and Turkey is not new I dreamt that I was a Viking body guard in the Byzantine court in 1031 AD wearing a looted golden torc, my long red hair in dread … Continue reading

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Kirkis and Karvounis

A blonde and blue eyed Dorian Greek no doubt I once ran across cooling his feet in the entrance to a water tunnel Pythagoras had designed and built right through the side of a mountain to protect his town from … Continue reading

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Hannibal

There was once a man who took on the Roman Army and when he arrived at the gates of Rome and threw a stone he left but could have conquered them had he laid siege then and all Italians would … Continue reading

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Unholy Matrimony…

I see the Demon Rum in your eyes as you go to your room and shut the door every night propped up by Dutch Courage and I wonder how much longer it can go on like this with no one … Continue reading

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My Dear

In which ring of hell will you reside since you cannot abide by the rules of common decency living from one lie to the next and feeling no shame at all when you are caught and seeing only your glamour … Continue reading

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Hardy

When the long awaited rain finally came down upon us we did not know how to thank our gods and so they struck us down with plagues and floods of frogs and blood and salt so nothing could grow and … Continue reading

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Anyone?

Sometimes I find myself weeping for no apparent reason I try not to verbalize my sense of loss and sorrow for it does no one any good at all least of all myself; I want so badly to think of … Continue reading

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Sandal Wood

The smell of sandal wood and I am gone to some far off land where I belong, that home I’ve never had or known at least that I remember, if I could live it all again I would have found … Continue reading

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“The Tangled Webs We Weave”

There seems no way to unravel the webs we have tied ourselves up in as the clock ticks on year after year suddenly decades are gone but in our hearts and the psychological landscapes in our minds time has not … Continue reading

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Humility

I looked wistfully for a white flag waving over the ramparts of the fortress which has become my heart, in self defense how easily we all learn to justify our cruelty as we go through life lying sometimes flying, sometimes … Continue reading

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