Tag Archives: Spirit

The Vigil

The Vigil   I am the promise you have broken I am the vow you have never spoken I am the one true story you cannot revoke And as you sing your silence to the silence that will follow I … Continue reading

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Keep Me Up

Keep Me Up   Your voice woke me From a dream of ghosts Who were turning out the lights Thank you For all the ways you bring me back to life   Sometimes I live deeply Into places that are … Continue reading

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Turn Back

Turn Back   Oh, if someone would come for her Someone kind and ever caring You know she never gives up Staring into the ashes Looking for signs of hope Rising past the disappointments And the compromises   These are … Continue reading

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Such Beauty

Such Beauty   Such beauty in this empty Eden All safety, no freedom   I do not cry when I look back I do not see the colors Only the slackening future Losing its shape Before me After me A … Continue reading

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Tiny

Tiny   Your skin took the sun And kept it Warm as the air Before a summer storm   Your hair held the deep shining Night   Your eyes Full of thoughts To carry usthrough And into surprise   Your … Continue reading

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Bird Box

Bird Box   You saw the darkness In the bird box of your secrets But you didn’t remove the blindfold   There was a place But you couldn’t reach it With your eyes open   You did not forget The … Continue reading

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Walking the Earth

Walking The Earth   The long-necked, metal beast Stands Harrowing 95th Street Where it feeds on whatever it finds In its deep, black hole Centuries stir and are regurgitated In the dirt bowl Where a building once was And will … Continue reading

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