Poetry: A Walk in Summer

Poetry: A Walk in Summer

gravel crunches under shoes, a sound like flint striking hot steelthe rubber soles grow warm and weary under heavy marching heels,but the path ahead is far straightforward, less a chore and more a joyfor the sky above is blue and clear, the clouds all shaped like children's toys heat wafts off the distant ground, the [...]

Poetry: The Majestic

Poetry: The Majestic

on razor wings you dive through air as cold as lonely nights in fallbuffeted by echoes from the bleak ravines that heard your calland through the twilight dimness, a golden glitter catches eyesthat like the ghost of God's demands can never be defied through withered squalls still spitting rain like old men telling raunchy talesyou [...]

Poetry: Marionette

Poetry: Marionette

suspended from the cusp of dawn by strings that hum the bars of mourningyou move not like the vibrant dancer but like the centipede adorningthe branches of the trees that withered at the roots in black mid-morningwhen the church bells rang out silence over the hills in grim forewarning automatic movements warp your bright routines [...]

Poetry: Brands

Poetry: Brands

passersby in gilt-lit gray walk the roads beyond the grove emblazoned by the seeking signs of names in capitals, a trove  and on their tiptoes, over the fence, they can see the lurid lights that hover above figures, stitching, sewing blood in gold delights  with fingers scarred by needles forged in alleyways in rotten cores [...]