Tag Archives: Mary Fahl

Lifeline

  The bold ants move Almost as one army Tiny and fierce They organize To pierce a tunnel into the earth   A small lion falls Into a deep pit of mud His mother sees him And feels him call … Continue reading

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The Because of Any Word

  In the ecstasy of the common element We share with everything You stare into the fractals That are and are not a language Are and are not a system Are and are not a way to understand What is … Continue reading

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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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Nine of Cups

The first warm glance of light Cuts through winter’s skin Showing cracks in its hand   Secrets rising From within the sleeping soil Flowers in their tight buds Pushing, emerging, uncoiling The faint slice of life Shimmering green Across the … Continue reading

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Teddy

I sit like a well-chewed toy Loved and safe in the corner Where I remember a distracted boy   You would look elsewhere I would look at you   I can still smell your breath I can still feel you … Continue reading

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Laugh at Nothing

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Time is Unbroken

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