Vagabondage

Give me a shemagh And a Jacket for the rain Let me hide From the breeze A pair of leggings And (a) Two platform shoes So I can walk Through puddles and streets Red and blue Bruisy hues Green and grey Colors of cuts, too Salted wounds Scars from Vagabondage Black wrapped clothing Bandaging CityContinue reading “Vagabondage”

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Poikillmethermal

White walking down The slate mountain Snowing Icicles All the hallmarks Of a sun-drenched Alpine cascade Of snow meadows And blue trees Every leaf a message Every snowflake a Way to think about How to stay At the peak For weeks and freeze With the solemn Stoic gaze of the Gorgon mountain Waiting for whenContinue reading “Poikillmethermal”

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Kjempen

Kjempen Sound is rising slowly Like the foot Of a wayward giant Slowly lumbering Through the pass From the freeway Bull beasts on wheels Roll with the fall Down the hill To come back up again Sounding like warped Helicopter blades Distorted in wind Flying far overhead A jaw-wired hiss Into the return Of curveContinue reading “Kjempen”

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Quietly

Quietly Pass by in a haze The reins And sunsetting rails While trainyards coast With their cargo Into a million engulfed Lines of oil. The third rail Is aflame. In wide Tunnels Beneath Hot snow And tufts Of warm, Cottony soil. Transformation Is not revelation. Harvestman’s Oil suspended In lanterns On shepherds’ Hooks in theContinue reading “Quietly”

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In Woods

In Woods On a well-beaten Yet abandoned trail Grow ferns and flowers Underneath fallen branches A sloped copse Uniformly forsaken By the trees that have fallen Across its ancient dirt path Over a waterfall On a steep slope Feet getting wet In the angled creek bed Shivering in the shade Legs shaking In the alpineContinue reading “In Woods”

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Virgo Olympus

Virgo Olympus When a long time becomes a year When it used to mean a week Tides transitioning, ever bending Towards an old wooden moon Apothic red wine and dark coffee A crazy man and a sensible one A tuxedo clad man with no shoes A music box with no value Stale smoke and badContinue reading “Virgo Olympus”

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