Author Archives: rosross

About rosross

Editor, writer, poet.

Run

Run the music magically, let the notes full shine, sing the wonder deeply; tease the stilted mind. Hear the message flimsy, know it is a truth, soul does speak in silence; trips up doubt as proof. Three, the sacred number, … Continue reading

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Sharing the bed

I couldn’t bear to think of you, at nights when sleep denies, but sitting always at my side, the smell of you resides. The bed had shrunk to hide me, no room for you to share. and yet your presence … Continue reading

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Autumn leaves

Leaves linger in surrendered shrouds, holding lightly to the last of Summer, sodden in their fraying moments; knowing that the hour draws closer when they must fall and fall and fall out of the place they called home, finding new … Continue reading

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Sign

image Sign the moment quietly, pull the tassel loud, line the speakers solemnly; tug on love’s pure shroud. Tap the board of honesty, drum the song of hope, work to build the bouquet; hum with every stroke. Drape the orange … Continue reading

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Soil

Crush of earth compacted, suck of soil fulfilled, dust is full created; bed of life revealed. Turn of clod and farrow, dirt lays bare its face, time in sandy marrow; growth in darkest grace. Seasons are the costume, sun the … Continue reading

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Crack

Crack the moment magical, ramble through the past, find the pest of sorrow; wince in memory’s grasp. Hiccup through the thoughts, try to catch your breath, let regrets be banished; festoon in face of death.

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Hollow

Thrum the hollow heartbeat, sigh the sodden mind, court the lethal hurtings; split the psyche blind. Deck the soul with ivy, strip the self till bare, fight the row of sorrow; murky glass of care. Stay the moment lost, hide … Continue reading

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