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Tag: Poetry

One Morning

it is 5 a.m. the dark room is still the air is sweet with you

(Im)Purity

"Oh Lord, help me to be pure, but not yet." - Saint Augustine No, not yet, not today Today I want to take you in my arms and plant kisses of fire on your neck

So many walls

Every time I think I’ve smashed them all I find another fortress

Loved

One Soul Shared across the endless miles of unknown

One Pearl Longer

On the eve of each new year I reluctantly don a necklace of melancholic nostalgia the significance of which envelops me. Strung from pearls of wisdom gathered by my former […]

Find Me

Find me! Find me where you left me Where you found me before On the side of a trail Near a lake Under the stars In a field On a […]

Always

Love Is all that matters It wakes me in the morning Sets me on my path Gets me through my days Keeps me warm on coldest nights Sends me miles […]

Winter

  I was not dead then I gathered life Like wheat at harvest I shed the seeds That flourished and bloomed I breathed the sweet air we all share Bathed in the […]

Released

  Too long ago A lifetime Millennia it seems I sheltered my heart And bound my flesh In hopeful anticipation I wore the numb pain Of isolation Like a badge […]

Dreams – 10/26/2016

So long So long ago now So long ago I hardly remember I stood in the tall grass For the first time With disbelief That the world was so large […]

Even when I’m not

If I was there With you now I would take you in my arms Hold you close Until the darkness gave way To the light of life renewed I would carry your […]

Selene

  Each tear A beat of my heart Each smile A blessing Each word A prayer Each breath Shared You are my soul I am your Life We are One […]

Sweet Alabama Peach

I brush my lips against you Your fine soft hairs tickle Tempt You smell of sweet musk Sweat A warm summer day Spent in the orchards Making love beneath the […]