Tag Archives: National Poetry Month

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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We Spoke That’s All

  And then I compared You with me Height, youth Nails, hair Just the things I could see You are That I will never be   But Could you write a poem? Could you win me in a dare?   … Continue reading

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Coming To

The rage of azaleas Trim the porch Where you sit Afraid You will never fit Back into the box You arrived in   You want so much To return To find something Intrinsic That holds you here In the familiar … Continue reading

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Tick Tock

There is a reason for the hush In the atmosphere You can almost see Everything stop from here The traffic, the people All thought Of the future You stand there staring At the clock Cut through every suture That used … 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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Prometheus Rebound

We are creatures of the flesh Made of used and ancient parts Born to suffer the desire Raging through us   Fire eats the north Pacific As the sun sets beatific glances On the ocean Where it drowns   Finally … Continue reading

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