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”

Reflections by the fire

Lighting the stuffed pipe I shook the match until its burning tip extinguished into nothingness. “You know” I began, puffing a few times to get a good cauldron of embers going before continuing “I was writing a story just the other day, or I guess you could call it a poem.” “Oh? What about?” AskedContinue reading “Reflections by the fire”

Burning embers

Glowing ash trickling through the air one by one Illuminated by black night floating into nothing Vestiges of a great act of liberation Bastard children of a sacrifice to a starving idol The burning embers are remnants of a bridge A bridge that once held meaning and moments Now immolating into fire to light myContinue reading “Burning embers”

Pale Dancer

“ “Everything is perfect but I can remember when it wasn’t. There’s a strange and uneasy feeling I have regarding those times. It’s one of nostalgia and yearning. What is it about storms and rocky roads that make a sunny day seem a bore? It’s not as if I don’t appreciate all I’ve been givenContinue reading “Pale Dancer”

Double Helix

How long has it been, love? My heart cries “too long!” My head sighs “not long enough.” Is everything perfect for you now? Have all the pieces fallen into place? Yeah, me either. You seem disappointed in me. You thought by now I’d be “free.” Free of the archaic superstition. Taking up rank with theContinue reading “Double Helix”