Monthly Archives: February 2012

In memory ….

Sunlight on a photo frame obscures your face from view. In your absence sunshine fills, as you once did, this empty space: a farewell kiss, last fleeting smile across a room; last time I spoke your name: my sister, here … Continue reading

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Lone wolf …

In the cold silence of the Northern night a spirit glides; slinking through the purple shadows of the spruce that spread like bruises on the skin of falling snow. A timber wolf howls to the unanswering moon; the silver-coated phantom, … Continue reading

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On imagination …

My intellect restricts … but imagination; what of that? Imagination .. A nebulous enigma; hard to imagine .. A mind untethered drawing pictures from a source unknown ; images seen with sightless eyes. Unbound; thought escapes thinking – released to … Continue reading

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On Opus 133 …. Beethoven

It tears my heart this dissonance sublime; notes like fractured stars thrown into darkness all light extinguished .. this soul-racked Opus 133; one hundred and thirty-three .. these jagged splinters of remembered night, brave remonstrance, discordant; the distorted echoes of … Continue reading

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Arabian night ..

The moon shines above the minarets; unseen birds call flutingly across the treeless expanse where the wide curve of the street ends in dusty emptiness .. white petals of an unknown flower open luminous; perfume pervades the warm air; bright … Continue reading

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The Falaj ….

From the foothills of the mountains spring-water flows into the falaj .. as the village sleeps in the sun and history runs past the mud-baked ruins like trickles over stone .. and green-plumaged birds plunge, in a shimmer of iridescence, … Continue reading

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