Mother, ancient-one Mother, goddess of the field We plead for mercy Mother, ancient-one We need you, spare your children Misery and doom My prayer is a plea How much blood do you require? Flesh, the human feast Mother forgive us Virgin Mother, goddess, light Winged crone, darkest night Faith, I pray […]Read more "Propitiation"
The forests were fenced in by houses and industry, by commerce encircling Like the walls of a prison The forests in the city were relics, a museum pieces, growing in their ancient place Where the forest has always been, like an alien The forests was perpetually […]Read more "Mystery"
Morning 1. Humans trespassing Confused in the moonless night Cold in the morning 2. A narrow window Sunrise in the morning, blush Lost, and looking back 3. Soft color of morning Red and orange and dusty pink Blush on the mountain 4. Spring in the desert Morning dew lingers, a feast […]Read more "Forty Days in the Desert (Haiku Series in Forty Parts)"
The world in shadow The falling rain is poison Look, there is nothing Fertilize with pain Gardeners with their shovels Dig beneath gray skies Nothing to choose from The cultivation of thorns A heart piercing loss Is there purpose here Death of honesty, and grace Smothered with deceit All our plans […]Read more "Loss of Faith"
Rest with the fallen Sleep with the dead, they are friends Even those you feared Welcome death and peace The corpse rotting in the grave The corpse is nothing Time cleanses no-one Words will never heal the wounds The victims of wars Knock, knock at my door Patriotic lies, and jokes The […]Read more "Death"
Epilog: Part One – Surrender Epilog Pt.01 Kathy had one option. Feeling the psychic blow from the cataclysm on Earth, she surrendered. She had prepared for it. #Emergence Epilog: Part Two – Transmogrification Epilog Pt. 02 She sensed her consciousness duplicating. She was both Earth’s channel, and the guide, becoming a […]Read more "Emergence – A Twitter Novel – Epilog"
Aqua Poetica – Parts I – XV I Water It is a sentence all by itself Subject, verb and predicate Water is the stuff of life Water, Am I Water II Water Held together in a fragile web Of membranes, of cell walls Permeable tissues, some hard As […]Read more "Aqua Poetica (Water; Am I) Parts I – XV"