Tag Archives: Earth

Morningside

The day is an embryo We wait We never know How a life begins Only that we are full of hope For something That is The secret We try to unlock The gift The curse The unnatural shock Of something … Continue reading

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City Lights Bookstore

The word trembles The word is trembling And we are trembling With it Shivering With the motion We hardly feel it Anymore We cover ourselves Hoping to conceal The strange fear That walks with us Here   Where else Could … Continue reading

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To Capture the Sun

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Diving Once

  Down to the bottom of the lake Searching now For something that will take you All the way All the way down   Hold your breath The last one you will take Leaving the surface You break through The … Continue reading

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Aftermath

  To escape your fear Did you marry it Put your dreams in a basket So you could carry it through the forest   Did you think you would Make it through the woods Did you think your hood Would … Continue reading

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As If I Were a Flower

  As if I were a flower In the garden of a convent Growing So slowly   Who watches from the window Of this vacancy Who moves by me To the old stone seat   As if I were a … Continue reading

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Phoenix Terminal

Some awful creature Wriggles in the salt And fights death   I try to shut my eyes And remember my own hot breath   The desert dries a quick rain Before our toes are wet We burn our soles again … Continue reading

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