Milky Way Haikus

Milky Way Haikus

#1: The Queen of Heaven her skirt of a million gems, blinks in the night sky. #2: Explosions of light amidst our cosmic cocoon breathe in the silence

Nothing But Movement

Nothing But Movement

nothing but movement here in this sanctuary of silence river reflections ripple up and down the sycamore trees limbs sway frogs frolick, plop and play leaves descend swirl with scattered shadows, shimmering atop the Trinity trickling onward dragonflies flit and flirt, water bugs skate and skirt, a well-choreographed dance nothing but movement here, in this … Continue reading

Full Moon #4

Full Moon #4

yes, exquisite moon let us linger together on this first blush of summer, ripening is it you, making the stone fruits drop? everything is full, overflowing almost too much so but i can’t find you you shine so bright yet reveal nothing but hints you say: sometimes the night needs to retain its own shadow … Continue reading

No Velvet-Covered Love/No Casual Clouds

No Velvet-Covered Love/No Casual Clouds

no quiero un amor aterciopelado/don’t want no velvet-covered love don’t want no cautious clouds casually passing through each other untouched and unknown no uncorrupted altocummulus i want to form extravagant shapes like gremlins jumping out of the closet unicorns hammering drywall howler monkeys stealing guavas and hurling them down the valley i want to become … Continue reading

Tightrope Walking

Tightrope Walking

I have begun to wonder whether love, art, beauty are in fact not robust, but rather are stretched taut like a thin, but strong wire between the two mountains peaks of ecstasy and tragedy. Whether connection and creation are similarly arranged. And that perhaps the greatest souls were those balanced delicately yet precariously between the … Continue reading