The Artist

We live in between our own anxious, gasping breaths, On wonderland that is neither somewhere or nowhere, Up and down lies carefully on its side and dares to think, Within our creative cells and tortured thoughts derive, Pen, brush, music, and lens we work to capture the eyes, Expressing our images with the naked utter … Continue reading The Artist

Fortress

The ancient oak spread devotedly             Her massive and protective arms Just above the slow-moving, water blue. For more than a millenium she had watchfully             And eagerly provided a safe shelter for                         All of nature’s friends she loved and knew.  Rough was her etched bark and strong knots              Which lived intricately woven within                         The network of … Continue reading Fortress

Loss

Into memory’s doors, I do cautiously and slowly tread, Dressed in black the family glides dazed around me, A video is showing happier times of their family tree. Stunning is the woman weeping and whispering, Tender words to a quiet, listless man lying down. Tissues quietly muffle her sorrow and her sound. I speak to … Continue reading Loss