Monthly Archives: February 2014

82 – AN INTRO. TO POETIC LIVES

Poetry lives like life lives interspersed with prose, Paragraphed commentary. Living is Finding your own poems style. Are you a couplet burst of joy? A sonnets love song? or will you be lucky? involved in epic. Young Ulysses on a … Continue reading

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81 – SEPARATION III

Time and Space. The space between noon and midnight The time it takes to go from here to there and back.. There’s nothing inherently evil about them They are concepts that help us organize. Perspectives, relative to location, culture. They … Continue reading

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80 – SEPARATION II

if I could reach across the distance to you hold your hand, walk with you feel you asleep beside me, make you laugh, kiss you hello or good night. I would. Now and now and now. But I can’t so, … Continue reading

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79 – SEPARATION I

The only good thing about my being here when you are way over there is… ah… well… yes, the thing is, that… oh, well… I tried.

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78 – TO MY KING & QUEEN: ON THEIR WEDDING

“Majestic!” They have destroyed that word! Read through some damned dictionary just to see: Majestic Alarms Systems Majestic Can Corp. (ash cans!) Majestic Garage Majestic Rug Cleaning Co. Inc. (Two of them!!) Majestic Staple Co. Oh’ my poor weeping muse! … Continue reading

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77 – EASTER

how long I have lain here dying I shall never know. life roots as far back as it flowers forward… but here, now in this moment, you divide eternity. in our savage lavish ravishing thrusts in the love lusts I … Continue reading

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76 – HER BIDDING

I love her when she bids me, “Come! quickly!” see the sun above the ocean rise to paint dawn sky, sea spray, apricot, the unhindered horizon shimmering yellow gold. I come, not so quickly from a warm bed, am stunned … Continue reading

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75 – A MIDNIGHT MIST

From the other side of fog comes the echo of your steps. You, splashing paths in street puddles. You are beautiful, though I cannot see you you are beautiful though your hair is drenched you are beautiful because you are … Continue reading

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74 – A remembering interlude

They’re playing our song. A memory sings me back to you. A melody of smiles with a counterpoint of tears. The harmony our voices sang echos now and then in the wooded, peaceful spaces that at times surround my life. … Continue reading

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73 – OBSTACLE

eyes stare deep into eyes which look down to hands holding tightly other hands not letting go. arms wrap around arms pressing, pulling waists, shoulders, legs, hips together. yesterdays, hopes, nows, together yet not one. an invisible, unbreakable bubble, something … Continue reading

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