Sierra Buttes

*some thoughts atop an almost 9,000 ft peak*   I am weary of ghost towns By Man’s fleeting cares worn down. I am weary of words that Tumble out and tumble out But have nothing to give. Take me North and far to live. Take me to the mountains - Where far are thoughts of... Continue Reading →

Knowing

I have known loss And I have known gain. I know what it is To wail in the night And smile in the day. And I know who it is that remains unmoved in it all. Whose hand I clutch and kiss In both storm and sun. Whose eyes remain ever fixed When mine rove... Continue Reading →

Sugar and Salt

These things that are small and few and golden, I will hold them on my lips like sugar - savoring them for their sweetness Until they dissolve and new crystals are left there. And when salt is given instead, Stinging bitterly that sensitive organ, I will recall those moments – small, few, golden – And... Continue Reading →

what if… what if… what if…

I hate artificial light, it distorts nature’s might. There is no authenticity in its artificiality. It reminds me of small talk and the relationships we pretend are important to us but never care about enough to move on from talk about the color of the sky to the colors of our souls. And the color... Continue Reading →

vision

I stand on a precipice, A wide promontory, Looking across at where I am, And looking down at where I’ll be. How will I cross that expanse? Here there is safety, Security on this smooth stretching ground. Below is far and fearsome, Dangerous and dark. And yet the disconcerting dizziness, Will pass, And come again... Continue Reading →

a dissolving disposition

I'm in a disposition to dissolve into the sky. Serenade me with sonnets, Feed me with the wisdom of poetry. Disquietude be not rude, Be a symphony surrounding me. Eternity engulfs me, Embracing me ardently. I am satiated, flowing over. But pour into this glass, For, like a kiss, satisfaction stirs a hunger. Convey to... Continue Reading →

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