Category: poems

Ist (Poem)

Ranging through the mist The mountains and the valleys twist As if flicked by capricious wrist Who had only time to get the gist Is there really any way to list That to try to play the scientist Will result in deeper mist

Odotheus (Poem)

There are things we know Things that are not shadowed Memories seen before they’d grown Such familiars as Notre Dame and the causeway where giants tred Yet glad are they that have seen more Them that have scorned nepenthe and her balm Have brought…

Blossom (Poem)

I expand And become Formless as the void Blossom Through the through and through And the in between deployed Blossom Gather dew Drunk and drinking The stem, the root, the measure Never few Thought is living in its death Ah the blossom Of the…

Under Construction – Up Since Three

I sit staring at a hotel curtain. The pattern reminds me of birch trees. Beyond are some Loblolly pines and Carolina starlight. The room has that new plaster smell that reminds me of the apartment I stayed at while working at a fiberglass plant….

Catch Phrases (Poem)

  All the well wishers came by again All the tales Came by to sigh again When all else fails If there’s a dreary rain They’ll fill your sails With hot air again Transported past all ails All along the main Yea, the well…

Hollow Dignity (Poem)

Wispy Gossamer thing I call your name Your name is pride How fragile thy wing Will it lift to fame For honor you tried Squared away, halo effecting Dignity’s shame Drowned by the tide Of all you’re neglecting I call you by name O…

Rosa Ma Rie (Poem)

Rosemary Rosemary What did you find At the end of the sea Was it the same As the start From whence we came Destroy your heart Rosemary Rosemary Drop a leaf Change by degree Seasons teeth Masticate Matters dull Spirit liberate From the lull…