Monthly Archives: October 2014

Friday, October 31, 2014 Celebrating death Celebrating death – can that be done with songs and laughter, with ribbons turning in hollow air, and songs sung through rippled grief, the notes hung like sad bunting, across the paths of deep … Continue reading

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 I won’t come back I won’t ever come back, to that place where we were, to that realm of pain, and deep sorrow, as you disconnected and drifted away, the ties loosening, fraying without love’s care … Continue reading

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Seeing We see the world, but upside down and then we turn it right, and tell ourselves that’s how it is, and yet deceived by mind. Within the dance of molecules, and through the song of life, we sense so … Continue reading

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Riding waves

Riding waves of hopelessness, turned keel toward the south, raised sails of hope and misery; licked salt from drying kiss. Winds did lash in screaming, strident in their tones, raging helplessly around; blew all thoughts from mind. Journey in vast emptiness, … Continue reading

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014 The dead speak The dead have silent teeth and empty throats, they have no voice with which to speak, to cry of all the horrors they have seen and been and known; to call for justice, … Continue reading

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Sweet tea They gave me sweet tea when I was mad, stirred slowly, steaming hot, handed over with a clink of spoon on the edge of the cup, as if to signal, the time had come, … Continue reading

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Thirteen The poppies were blue when I turned thirteen, gnarled as if some strange burden oppressed, frivolous in their falling, as if the roots were only lightly held, and the blossoms had inklings of their apocalyptic fate, when the audible … Continue reading

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