Reflections by the fire Deux

“My old friend I hope you know just how truly cherished these times by the firelight are for me.” I said, watching a smoke ring slowly ascend into the dimly lit study. “Yes it is for me as well.” “Speaking of cherished things I was reflecting the other day on ghosts.” “Oh?” “Yes, you see,Continue reading “Reflections by the fire Deux”

Love in World War 3

Persian sands glowing in the Arbian night Blood rain falls with the old gods might We made something new they couldn’t match We made death on a scale they couldn’t catch But I still wanna be right here hand in hand with you Your wanting eyes illumined with a radioactive hue We can fade awayContinue reading “Love in World War 3”

Iconic vision

“Come come I will show you!” The elderly hunched-over woman said as she adjusted her head covering and took me by the hand to lead me into the Church. “Oh really, it’s okay I can find my way around!” “Nonsense! I show you, you will see the Saints. They are alive.” We had been havingContinue reading “Iconic vision”

Vespers

Cold wind flows past the dying trees in streams Taking the last leaves swiftly followed by moonbeams It is on darkening cobblestone paths that we tread Out of the approaching night’s bosom and dread To the tolling of bells do we steadfastly approach The serpent of old slithers along offering reproach Never mind his venomousContinue reading “Vespers”