EYES OPEN

A high heat pushed roadway lines sideways crowds trample the streets pulled toward destinations in a sea of shoulders   fire escapes spread waffle slanted shadows onto faded bricks   a radio pushes static into an alley   garbage cans release the aroma of yesterday   young men rolled up sleeves bright buckles black pocket … More EYES OPEN

SEEING BEYOND

A motionless escape   invisible freedoms discovered   paupers enjoy the fragrance of roses and lavender as they contemplate the discipline of the earth   stars follow the desperate while hope is the pollen of dreams  

CIRCLES

Dreams are fragrances, reminding us to remember the vision, the voice departed, the place of youth no longer visited; the person we were, but have changed.   Regrets are long. Promises become minced oaths and lies hurt us the most.   Attempts to make the right from the wrongs are absorbed each day; rumbling of … More CIRCLES

HIDDEN UNDERGROUND

The field is a luxurious place to sit and enjoy the growth of nature; the items missing and those left behind. It’s a flat cathedral.  Every spot the hidden pinnacle of a steeple, pointing to heaven.   The song is within the breezes, warm and cool.  The heads of weeds and wild flowers Hum their … More HIDDEN UNDERGROUND

BEYOND SHADOWS

It was a grand road leading to the great house.  Ancient trees lined the way.  Their size were remarkable.  Wide thick branches traversed to the other side, collaborating in a mixed entanglement of deciduous matter.  The road became diluted under the strength of the boughs and surrounding fragrances.  Deeper into the passage the car emerged … More BEYOND SHADOWS