Incense Sticks

Incense sticksLit and burningShedding ashOfferings to the GodsUntil our sticks are burnt And we are gone.. I used to hate incense – as recently as last month I hated incense – now I’m addicted to the stuff. The smell hasn’t changed, although now I open up my entire house and the scented smoke disperses so […]

Passing showers

I thought I told you I’m sure I did I reminded myself As we always said We would But days run away and grow up to be months Years And all the words we didn’t say turn into concrete marked with children’s prints They resemble only the things that no longer fit Large hands cover […]

Instant Film

I have recently fallen in love with instant film cameras I now have a couple. They are fairly inexpensive to accumulate being plastic and cheaply made but the magic of watching the photo pop out gets me every time I’m still learning my way around their idiosyncrasies and not every shot turns out, but every […]

Tangible

Tangibles That which we can hold Say it’s real For so long Slipping through my fingers Pieces of energy Falling away Through cracks in screens Posted And rarely seen By me at least For ages Words swallowed Consumed Scrolled past Pictures zoomed Pieces of space garbage Adding to billions Of space garbage Swirling around in […]

Barefoot

To take the shattered pieces Of my ever thinking mind Torn fragments of a thought that travels Unravelling back to the beginning And then beginning again An echo in a chamber full of echos Reverberating restlessly. To quiet the inner ear To block the outer that hears And sink into stillness That knows no fear […]

The 24 hour Orbit

I have been away again National Parks have become my new addiction, there are so many beautiful ones near where I live When you’re the only person in the place it feels like a kingdom all of your own Still learning how to fly my drone, though remembering how to be comfortable behind my cameras […]