Silent Detonation

Scenes played out, familiar but not quite intimate. A slight detachment between performers and audience, yet a story shared by many. Mutual connection separated by varying degrees of separation. If each experience is unique, is the collective result skewed? A responsibility to warn of dire consequences hangs in the air, drowning out voices repeating old lines   a silent witness unmasked as worlds come undone … Continue reading Silent Detonation

Courage

Sometimes illusion eviscerates expectation like reverse reflections mirroring shattering glass Defiant, the faithful pursue unattainable goals embracing intent to entice new roles Wading into dark and deep crevices that lurk outside defined boundaries some are waylaid on hidden shoals sinking deeper into predetermined holes But for some who dare to fly with clipped wings those jagged shards cast shimmering points of light A beacon when … Continue reading Courage

Conversations

Creeping vines of self-righteousness seek to find hold Whitewashed versions of truth, nothing but a blindfold Quarrels of man hurt before reaching the heart of the matter Pain, a necessary evil if dialogue is meant to be more than mindless chatter Visible scars cast a sheen on egos that scramble for fool’s gold If by chance, one is willing to pay the price to be … Continue reading Conversations

The Quest

Embarking on a quest, one that’s been calling my name Need to find that place where parallel lines intersect Time to live life from the inside out Adventure’s whispering, cautiously creeping, staking a claim Bare feet stomping on shards of glass, no need to be circumspect Embarking on a quest, one that’s been calling my name Been a long, long time coming, mine that is … Continue reading The Quest

What If

What if those iron bars that surround you were nothing more than gossamer threads, shredded remnants of broken dreams still projecting the illusion of captivity What if… What if that touchstone you treasured for all those years, revered and held by insignificant power, now fell buried in the muck, dull and cracked What if… What if what was, isn’t What if what was, never was … Continue reading What If

Chasing Demons

Never satisfied with life lived in slow motion she downshifts and slams on the gas Waves of euphoria mirror blurred images as she leaves a trail of dust behind her An inherent need to outrun her past she’s a whirlwind flying across dead prairies capturing lost dreams and false promises Riding highs, dodging lows Reckless inclination fuels the chase Disappointment disintegrates stepping stones Too many … Continue reading Chasing Demons