Category Archives: Poetry

The Air is Heavy

  The air is heavy as it fills my lungs with its leaden weight For in this springtime of the year in addition to the pollen, The heavy perfume of the earth reawakening from its slumber The emergence of wildflowers … Continue reading

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Tears and Gears

  As the gears of the machine we’ve wired ourselves into grinds to a screeching halt This system which was fueled by sweat and creativity and occasionally lubricated by blood Whose thrums and hums we’ve synched the rhythm of our … Continue reading

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Song of Creation

  What is the palette in which the master artist dipped the brush that painted in colors? Or what thunderous notes did the creator sing to tune the sun and stars and quasars? Which no eye would see, nor any … Continue reading

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The Suburbs of Hell

“All those eyes intent on me. Devouring me. What? Only two of you? I thought there were more; many more. So this is hell. I’d never have believed it. You remember all we were told about the torture-chambers, the fire … Continue reading

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The Vision

The Vision The stream burbled patiently singing its tune As the sun shone in a ray through the break in the trees While dragonflies danced and frogs played In the early summer’s warmth of this peaceful place My secret place … Continue reading

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Hungry Ghosts

These insatiable spirits prowl on the edges of our vision Consuming the gifts left for them but remaining unsatisfied You can open the storehouse of your treasures in offering But these hungry ghosts will always leave with wails of despair … Continue reading

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Bleeding Words

Forgive the words that bleed out from this pen For the ink that forms them is a torturous mixture Of a wounded heart’s flow mixed with the saline Of the river of tears which flow to the sea of grief … Continue reading

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