That had been our heaven

I We went to the place that had been our heaven when our bodies were ripe and the juices still flowed. We watched as our rivers became waterfalls and surrendered our voices to the roar. II We walked with a caution that bordered on cowardice and hid from the monsters that would tear us apart.Continue reading “That had been our heaven”

Something inside of you…

There is something inside of you that is not inside of most people. Even though I know that words will never exist for that something, I can’t keep myself from trying to find them. It creates a strange and beautiful light. It glows. It is the rhythm and the melody behind a song no voiceContinue reading “Something inside of you…”

I Let My Mind Go Out And Play

  I let my mind go out and play while I took care of some chores. I watched it from the windows, swinging from the trees. I kept myself from running out to help when I saw it stumble and cry. Sometimes you have to hit the dog on the nose with a rolled-up newspaperContinue reading “I Let My Mind Go Out And Play”

The silence that Tuesday night brings

I I went to the place where blisters were blooming on fingers that felt pride in putting them there. A woman named Mary provided a fishbowl, a backdrop for dreamers, and pint after pint. There were masters of melody, rakers of rhythm, and teller of tales about freight trains and fears. It’s easier to listenContinue reading “The silence that Tuesday night brings”

The Specter of Certain Death

I The specter of certain death raises its head again but this time it’s as a punch line. We can share a laugh with nothing more than eye contact now. How could something as heartless as time perform such a sweet service? II The best of us have flaws while the worst carry the seedsContinue reading “The Specter of Certain Death”