pageant of ministry your misgivings given to sullen star-clad nonchalant Comings and goings Imprint upon us, this living I do not want what you wear as I no longer care to displace, yours or mine, this distaste, take a masque fitted on face, misplaced here is no longer safe I can no longer call you home. timeworn tellings, erode, peel story lost its’ appeal cold iron piercing will not heal maniacal raving sounds to my ear as though you are leaving. dear one, hold onto your throne as I extract this fire from bone I am alone. always Always, a … Continue reading elemental, hollow.
cold bones of ash brush down hidden in seeds of carbon flesh of daoine sídhe commend both sides with grief it’s flowing down running around madmen on toadstools squawking of sound many moons to see poison was free move on down into valley maple, rust phoenixes of dust have come upon thee, naught be here now come on down death moves quietly evening nightshade no wheat to sow nor corn to grow just bones in ash ashen tones seeded in carbon no more disease just nothing now, bereft empty seasons of greystone snow all journeyed onto great halls below o … Continue reading Ashen tones
a dearth in the hearth this Christmas more dirt in burial filled in by stranger hands these lessons begin bringing fruition the idea of man mortality on billboards sorrow hung on clothes’ line out back we sing low dirt tossed over solemn vow one day trodden down howl, will you cold wind baying wolf at moonrise obsequy for prey fallen interment, hallowed sound soil turned over night rich smells of fallen so visceral dig deeper when they make my bed, love I fear I may not make my own funeral, love just bury what you need to say take your … Continue reading some of us are still missing
a fallow umbrage permeates the dust, with callow countenance chalk outlines of yesterday lightning and mad science will not resurrect the past ghastly import lines crawl webs on cheeks mouth working in anger sends gravestone chill weary of this wintry disdain clasping the handle of a shovel excavation continues. I cannot rest until this casket is filled and buried. image courtesy of Pinterest Continue reading digging
felicitous, felonious eminent, impregnable pregnant with speeches of impenetrable verisimilitude I bore easy and adore the sleazy so let’s get cookin’ fentanyl and vodka piledriver my everyday lay-away life I hate the Mondays as much as your Sundays and although the Beatles were great I like the Who better Who are you? not me first me too or the both of us hotboxed bath salts tainted with the blood of a virgin human trafficking my thoughts across the void of crime and place my face, appearing on milk cartons at home nobody knows where I’ve gone too old for the … Continue reading Unresolved
An unearthly visage set in grim mask. It seems words come everyday, every way. Something happens; I know not what. Majesty or tragedy. Traffic. I feel it gathering, like dust in antique store, West Texas. Blind as a fool in a hurricane wind. Some other sense pulling. My soul grows restless and time of change is coming. Caress the pattern. Observe the mystery of sigla that speak of kings, mountains, wars, rivers, home. A key to some greater meaning. Criminal that we cannot find it. Shopping malls and hospices. Kerosene on my fingers. The smell of orange and cardamom. Something … Continue reading Sigma
Standing below looking up as I fell down down down Into the well an inverted spire under dire pretense inspired covenant in permanent impermanence a flash of light in dusky hues a chamber of solace imbued with melancholic silence I could live here forever and never feel out-of-place in this space of languid stupor a selfish haven for my selfless tribulation misty morning angels whispering lullabies the stain of goodbye inking me in the shadow of the ‘it’s going to be alright‘ lie I sigh and call for the rope to begin the ascent out of the hole I again wholly … Continue reading Languid