Monthly Archives: April 2011

Snapshot …

The camera blinks a dispassionate eye, capturing the imprint with looking-glass lens. An alignment in time; efflorescence and sky; opaque petals refreshed by the rain. The beauty of one flower contained by the light, unfolding again, softly blushing in its … Continue reading

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Trespass …

Beneath my feet the silent sand betrays my presence on the shore. My steps compress the burning grains to hollow, high-arched spoor. Soon the hungry sea will track me down devouring my impress; the huntsmen of the jealous moon, the … Continue reading

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A smile …

A smile like one star shining on a cloud-shrouded night  .. A smile illuminating the bruised-black sky with reflected light from infinite space. A smile from beyond the darkness .. starlit … on a child’s face … .

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Willow …

Wind-shadows move among the leaves of woodland trees, returning the sun and shade that interwove my childhood days: of hours gilded by the summer skies in flickers of selected memories; stitches in time’s tapestries. From within the leafy refuge of … Continue reading

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To a young cherry tree …

O white-blossomed youthful one, uncrowned queen of the trees – Spring’s rose. As you dance, supple and pliant, light as the breath of the April’s breeze – your petals are falling like auguries of snow; soft as time’s footprint on … Continue reading

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Would that my heart …

Would that my heart was like this black rock; impervious to the sea. Would that my heart was like this granite cliff that holds no memory of the headstrong rush of the tidal race or that still day’s quiescent hush. … Continue reading

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Spinning in circles …

I’ve heard it said that the entire world of which I am aware, is such a part of me, in fact, it’s all inside my head. In this unalloyed universe of one, would I not imagine that infinity might blow … Continue reading

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The swelling curve …

Who but the sea could sculpt such natural harmony? The swelling curve of the meadow reaches out to the all-encompassing sea; while the billowing waves of the ocean spread their ripples of symmetry … storm clouds are passing above me … Continue reading

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Noli me tangere …

I am blind to everything but the blurred threads of your garment .. I kneel. I bow my head. I incline my soul. I feel your sorrow, I weep, I shudder, mea culpa, mea culpa; I am deaf to everything … Continue reading

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The Bell …

I hear words that are the carapace of thought. Words, those elusive symbols of the soul, that dip and swerve above the meadows of the mind like summer’s swallows .. graceful and fleeting. I hear words that are the sounds … Continue reading

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