Tag Archives: mortality

On Love

Love is as love does the flaw is in me not in what I can do so judge me not in my stone but love A cross has my name lay flowers there when I no longer do forget your … Continue reading

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On Dying

The fear of the thing the unknown flat`earth`edge where sailors tumble into the abyss We still set dragons on our charts where darkness denies insight leviathans play us A priest or any poet will know better a poem’s last line … Continue reading

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Fading Glory

Already the daffodil begins to fade yesterday stout in splendor bright too soon gone brown and today we tout these tulips’ lips so scandalous blood`red so bred `til irises raise heads of sappy beards to capture the eye of tomorrow’s … Continue reading

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The Spring Garden

The spring garden lies buried in the soil where last autumn roots spread winter`bound `til tender broken `til tender broken and gentle sifted with rich remnants of history of animal & vegetable `til careful planted `til careful planted with the … Continue reading

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On the Mountain

So high the mountain of human glory Still we ascend it in a vain quest one moment of glory Shrines to our dreams still stand where Champions stood medal`bedecked to the anthems of praise The glory always fades bleachers empty … Continue reading

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On Humming

The lyrics of our songs fade with time the melodies still linger Triggered by the wind in the fir trees by sun`light on water Our words are but letters the music`made will flow on if we but hum “Whatever you choose … Continue reading

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Tesseract

Comes a time we look for a hole in existence’s wall thru which to crawl by which to enter the passage`way to an eternity On a horizon a blinking light in our mid`night to navigate toward marking a portal tesseract … Continue reading

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The Road Going West

The Road going West grows narrow with the years the pot`holes fill`up with rain`water Asphalt is a luxury when wasted on the elderly who will take this journey one way We came to see sunset when younger Four times now … Continue reading

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Corner`Stones

What will endure begins with things that have endured The miraculous begins with mud or is but illusion The white tulip hides in the bulb under the earth From the soul within the body flow good or ill What is … Continue reading

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Love`Letters

Like lovers carving their initials within a heart on tree`bark we long to write words that last past evening sunset morning sunrise the night of our creativity is too short beginning with babel as it does & ending incoherently Tell … Continue reading

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On Potatoes

“God looks down from heaven         at the children of Adam,      to see if a single one is wise,         a single one seeks God.   All have proved faithless,     … Continue reading

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Perpetual Angelus

Not one of us knows how she will die or for that matter where or when we live as tho immortal tho mortal be Death is a foe for all fearing mortality the Reaper grim brings joy to end leaves … Continue reading

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