Tag: sacrifice

offering

i wish i could say i understand rather i drown beneath this invisible cloak knit with a double cable stitch made to keep me warm i suffer in the humid summer bit by mosquitoes who crawl through the yarn shiver, afraid to emerge ever be seen… silence takes my voice and everyone else takes my…

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suttee

Afraid to let you go i twine the words of complicated grief there was no goodbye never another hello and then i made it worse opened myself wide displayed before savage eyes killed myself slowly with little pride to show flames shooting higher than ever thought possible i sold my soul to the devil who…

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peril

The deepest, darkest rises in the fog, burned away -hidden desire. Oh, why feel so free behind the screen? And how our creator tapped into the sensual, leaves us mourning the loss of soul.

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Raped

Church is poetry. Poetry is life. A life well-lived. word orgies leave us naked empty days and nights your feasting strips humility scraps of audacity linger-longer recognize Christ? Standing outside, admiring Joan Miro’s outdoor sculpture… Miro’s Chicago we were invited into The Chicago Temple by a passerby. It was absolutely beautiful inside. Ornate wood and…

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Do i dare emerge from -shadows, drink deep from the well? Wind clappin’ slappin’ my face You offer -me am i real? a figment of our imagination? Wind clappin’ slappin’ my face Drink deep -crimson less the world worn and heavy rape your soul. Wind clappin’ slappin’ my face Save yourself.

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Haiku

Caladelis Island FL 2017 wave washes ashore abandoned family secrets progress, create more (Day Four White Sands)

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Haiku

Winter Garden 12/9/2017 Act IV: Men’s smiles instantaneous mortal wound fleeting summer buds “Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under ‘t.” Macbeth Quote (Act I, Scene V).

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Wrap me in labels Put thoughts in my head Color me in marker, fabric and thread, Just don’t leave me -vanquished Buried by weeds Overgrown -malignant greed.

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