Words of the World… Unspoken

Tell me friend. How does one speak to the world?Does one yell from a mountain top and hope for a reply?Or does one speak to the trees, commune with them, and listen for an answer?I deeply wish to know. I wish to know their stores.I long to hear their tales.All they have seen, all they … Continue reading Words of the World… Unspoken

A Winters Dram

The calm of a warm winters day sets inJanuary still shows itself in long shadowsfrom a low set sun and cooling breezeA mid afternoon sit upon the porchBreathing deep speaks well to my bodyA dram of whiskey sitting beside meSipped slowly speaks well to my soulRemember to take in the slow moments For they are … Continue reading A Winters Dram

The Reckoning of Time

How do you reckon time in moments? in days? in months? in years?On in the beating of a heart one beat for your family one for your spouse one for you children one for your lifeMoments turn to days turn to months turn to years too fast and they are goneThe beating heart remembers all … Continue reading The Reckoning of Time

Broken

BrokenCan we live in a world Without order? Can we find peace in madness All things left unruled unordered With ourselves uncentered left far outside centralI think we cannotWe are trapped in orderHeld by linesThat are meant to show usHow things should beOur focus where it is properConformation praised True creativity Shunned Left to wilt … Continue reading Broken

Word a Day Poem, 28 January 2020

New Neighbors (parvenu) We moved into the neighborhood Shortly after coming into money It’s wasn’t the lotto Or a long dead uncle My mother had been promoted Opportunity that couldn’t be missed So the family packed And away we traveled A town where the sun was high Where the neighborhood streets were wide Avenues lined … Continue reading Word a Day Poem, 28 January 2020

Word a Day Poem, 25 December 19

This was an exciting one for me. The definition allowed for me to look at different directions. Evergreen Ever set upon my mind I see her through all time Ever growing Ever thriving Arms stretching about me Her love ever lasting All will love her None will have her She is love She is out … Continue reading Word a Day Poem, 25 December 19

Word a Day Poem 24 December 19

The word for today was a difficult write for me. There's a cultural history behind it and just didn't know how well to approach it. Definitely feel like it ended up sounding much as something I've written before. All that said, here it is. Luminaria A candle burns Against the wind A dim light in … Continue reading Word a Day Poem 24 December 19

Word a Day Poem 23 December 19

I continue my word a day poems. Discriminate To discriminate is human or so they say As classmates do dividing into little groups of difference To wait for revision of this human state is pain That does not abate Only endures day to day To cultivate in humans the sweet embrace of otherness Is to … Continue reading Word a Day Poem 23 December 19