Salvation and Splinters

I discovered an inner rhythm that summoned a vespertine breeze I sought illumination from screaming starlight as it exploded just before dawn Mine was a wild, wild whisper as I sang a new song Change was imminent— like a single crack to my bones, this My branches weighed heavy till they surrendered with broken beauty Salvation amidst splinters, a serenade framed by the beat of … Continue reading Salvation and Splinters

Silence of Truth

  I believe you I understand the power of silence Silence sometimes bathed in hostility Silence sometimes viewed from the inside looking out Out of need driven by organized chaos Out of necessity dictated by denial Denial blossoms in a closet of secrets Denial weaves webs of misdirected power Power destroyed by me Power destroyed by you You join the chorus as I sing your … Continue reading Silence of Truth

Breakdown

Could it be that the sum of twisted experiences culminate in the ultimate self-sacrifice? When cords, those tenuous threads, that tie reality and perception together break a broken mind resists strangling tacit explanations as voices scream down every corridor She prefers to embrace anarchy as even simple beauty is swallowed by inky blackness Why else would there be a meadow of beautiful flowers growing in … Continue reading Breakdown

Winter’s Grasp

To the dark and dreary, I acquiesce A steel grey sky harbors silence, grieving and I regress, lost in proper pain and process Aware as storm clouds gather, scheming A steel grey sky harbors silence, streaming and of hummingbirds and summer’s warmth, I obsess to chase away this chill I’m feeling Poking at demons dancing in lukewarm tea without success And of hummingbirds and summer’s … Continue reading Winter’s Grasp

Anticipation

Delayed for far too long I yearn for your warmth Dreaming of long walks in forests as you awaken, erupting with life anew Rejoicing with visions of jumping in muddy puddles after your soft rains fall Joining the group by the pier, I will wait to watch you paint your scarlet sunsets The silence between us is over Enough time waiting, I celebrate your return … Continue reading Anticipation