The Diagnosis

Boom boom boomAround the cornerOn the other side of the wallSounds like poundingSounds like hammering (What is it really)(What else could it be) Boom boom bangIt is and it isn’tBehind the wallWithout seeing itWith my own eyesWith only hearing itWith my earsPerhaps it isn’t (We know that it is)(We have always known) Boom bang boomAroundContinue reading “The Diagnosis”

Unfortunate Events

Here we are againDriving without a steering columnPetrified yet rising aboveWe ride the rideWe try to let goTo accept what comesWhen it comesWe try to live with all that we are losingAnd focus on the gainingWe try not to forget our strengthWhich is kindnessAnd forgivenessAnd awarenessWe try not to forget that fearOf failingOf being failedIsContinue reading “Unfortunate Events”

A Welcome Distraction

I have been pulled and drawnI have been filled and propelled I have been distracted From sitting in silenceFrom the voices that thin the threadsFrom the distorted mirrors that cloud clarity Craving a place of our ownA space of just you and just meNothing else distracting Just the distraction of your eyesAnd your voiceAnd yourContinue reading “A Welcome Distraction”

Wandering

You come to me in flashesunexpectedbrightraw like lightningcoloring the skyon a dry summer eveningand I smileas I wanderinto your storm You shake the ground beneath mesuddendisruptivepenetratinglike thunderbreaking the silencethrough the dark of the nightand I cryas I wanderinto your storm You pour yourself over meuncensoredsaturatingpurelike rainfalling on flowersin the soft light of dawnand I flyasContinue reading “Wandering”

Homeownership

I have no use for you, I saidAnd smashed it on the cementPieces shatteringScatteringUnrecognizable as anything that could haveTaken so much space within mePieces floatingBlowing in the breezeLike cottonwood ~ Hezaasan, (c) 2018 Dug up this old piece in honor of my house being up to its usual stupid-face antics this morning. Water always wins,Continue reading “Homeownership”