Flinch

To hold the hand flat on a searing surface Would be unthinkable Unbearable Psychical pain Physical pain Are equal They both light up the same area of the brain To hold a thought, a memory, of great pain unflinchingly Is as meaningful as taking a knife to our own jugular Yet we do it Constantly […]

She saves me

There is something timeless about nature Unflappably effortlessly implacable We look into it and feel our hearts slow down a beat Watch a flock of birds circle Even in the busy city streets With honking cars And busy feet The clouds drift gently above A breeze dries the sweat on my cheek And she saves […]

Mellifluous

Let my voice be a melody Reverberating with the energy of light Not hate Let my eyes be gentle, a reflection of my soul in control Not my ego Let my actions generate peace Let all toxins be rebuffed and may I only move With love *wouldn’t that be great, if we could all be […]

Remedy

Rainwater rinses the trees and rooves Draws a curtain around the views Shuttering the attention to the sound of gushing guttering Waterfall stairs Dripping leaves Bare feet sinking into slippery grass We walk past each other, heads bowed behind umbrellas The clouds of the last few days drifting, taking my somber mood with them A […]

Suspended

This floating day, between now and then, and soon to beWith no definitive dateSomewhere past Christmas, yet not quite flipping calendars into a new yearDark clouds and a sodden beachEveryone I pass carries their anxiety in a fragile maskFurtive eyes wonderingfrom hour to hourWhat is coming around the bend They’ve let it loose. Set us […]