Monthly Archives: April 2015

Talisman

Talisman By Julie Flanders The whole world is a jar Where we gather like buttons Waiting to be recognized And sewn back into the fabric we came from Your eyes sparkle sequins There is no pain to the needle I … Continue reading

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Dream Aperture

Dream Aperture By Julie Flanders Why do we go look Over the edge of the canyon Into the great caverns of loss That open within us Like an ecstasy In all that great unknowing Is what we know To undo … Continue reading

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Vivace By Julie Flanders I should be singing But I rebel There is something I want to shout Something I want to tell Never Was there was any doubt Except the one I could never quell That one day I … Continue reading

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Luminous Ferocity

Luminous Ferocity By Julie Flanders You strip yourself To the photons At the center of your turbulence Quiet, quiet There is still a vague Disturbance You dare not name As you dance In the blue of an ancient flame Let … Continue reading

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Crude Awakening

Crude Awakening By Julie Flanders The blood of ancient creatures Spills From the split hull of a ship As the water darkens, curls its lip And a lone gull loses his way home We swim the oily coast And let … Continue reading

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Even Before Eden

Even Before Eden By Julie Flanders Somewhere in the corner of language Where the first sounds Changed by a fire Sent smoke toward the caves Gave teeth, tongue and song to human desire Rising up and slamming down In a … Continue reading

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Black Box

Black Box By Julie Flanders There was no black box With your voice To tell me how it happened You were just gone And with you So many stories vanish To a horizon Past anything I can see I wish … Continue reading

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