L’appel du Vide

L’appel du Vide This is one of the tallest peaks in the entire valley. It’s called dive rock. Fog people have spoken of it for eras and eons before, and it is rare. This summit is known as legend, but it exists everywhere at once. It has this so gravitating name, that begs those soContinue reading “L’appel du Vide”

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Vernal Equinox

Vernal Equinox Cold water From a tap Sharp breaths These are the things We miss to fluoresce In figure eights In meadows The fields Feeling the wind Sharp turns In a trail Cold breaths These are the things We all possess Barefoot On hot blacktop Walking with meaning And intention Cold shade Over a trailContinue reading “Vernal Equinox”

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Jasper

Jasper Smooth Round Little spine Perfectly pink Expensive Diamond-like Pulled down Pulled up Pushed aside Revealed to The air Exposed Black lacy Cloth Pulled aside One strip up Another down And another down Exposing a bosom Of two pale rubies Two spinels Two garnets Melted plasticity In between fingers Underneath onyx Coral pearls lay RedshiftedContinue reading “Jasper”

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A Lodge Vista

A Lodge Vista It stormed that day Just off the quay Not here on the shore Or even inland No, that day It stormed in the bay No anchored vessel Safe from struggle No fortress castle Stemmed the bustle Of the many vessels That did down rain On the coastline Down the hillside Just aContinue reading “A Lodge Vista”

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Clubhouse

Clubhouse Sometimes I miss That childhood haze Of digging holes In my backyard And constructing forts Standing not for long I miss putting up Walls Pretending I commanded A loyal land Underneath the particle board A sovereign nation in my hands When the only thing That worried me was Whether or not It was rainingContinue reading “Clubhouse”

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Pyramid

Pyramid Uncovered Secrets and gemstones Ancient daisies Exhumed Wings gave Gentle resistance Shyly futile In action Against A curious Careful wanderer Who scouted And came upon The pyramids Pressing aside Doors to the labyrinth Known to no one As dust shakes off The carefully carved Designs on the door Floor and walls Revealing a softContinue reading “Pyramid”

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Droplet Mass

Droplet Mass I stumble. As I reach toward A neutron star drop, My wrist snaps. All the fluid in my body Gathers at the edge Of gravitational Influence, Yearning, begging, Bursting to fall Horizontally, elegantly Towards the droplet. It has me already. I won’t be able To get away. A chassis grey Droplet gladly AbsorbsContinue reading “Droplet Mass”

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Hypnagogic

Hypnagogic Cold fingertips On a spine Stretching after waking Pleasant soreness All day Looking in a mirror Seeing the smudges Knowing where They came from The day before Your touch So intoxicating Perfectly comforting And nothing I will Ever shy away from Something lovely Borne so lucky Under a shirt Over a band Peppered withContinue reading “Hypnagogic”

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Steam Tractor

Steam Tractor Billowing ash Spews from a chimney A flue open Brimstone shooting Steam bursts from A pipe above a frame Of wheels with pistons Locomoting positions Strong as an ox Coal ignition With slag spouting Fiery crimson Fragrance of clean linen Fabric on ground Cooled under a bed Of cinders abound Raining as brimstoneContinue reading “Steam Tractor”

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