Category Archives: Poetry

Holding On

Please continue to hold, your call is important to us…. Comes scratchily through the speaker of a phone two tables away As their displeasure at continuing to wait is shared with us all Patrons who have come only to eat … Continue reading

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Prophesy to the Wind

O mortal can these bones live? This people who continues to dwell in the valley of death This people who refuses to learn from the past, these ears that did not hear These hands which did not help and the … Continue reading

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Paper Ships

Another paper ship sinks amid depression’s black sea Too fragile to withstand the storms it encountered Absorbing the waters it intended to sail upon Drinking in the inky waters of the abyss   Leviathan lurks below the water’s edge And … Continue reading

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The Story Collector

I listen on the cell phone as the coverage cuts in and out Straining to hear every word, listen to the emotion there As across the connection comes the other’s fear and doubt But in the tear drenched words there … Continue reading

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To Catch an Albatross

The albatross would dance in the air above Riding the currents of the divine breath Calling to us here aboard the ship Urging us forward as we rode the wind Charting our path before us as we sailed Floating gracefully … Continue reading

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Dreams of Grandeur

  The dreams of the person I could be The image of the person my mind’s eye can see Dreams of grandeur about things I might do Leave me dissatisfied with that which comes true And when my critical eye … Continue reading

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The Djinn’s Warning

Dreams you think I peddle, yet nightmares are what I sell Fondest wishes may be the path into your darkest hell If who you are and what you have don’t leave you satisfied The things that you would ask me … Continue reading

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