I’m in warrior mode
having gone more than two months
without a day off
Most weeks I only sleep six hours a night
and I trudge forward
with resolve sharper than I ever knew
prior to this two month deluge.
This is not a poem.
This is my awe on the page,
an ink bottle tipped over,
with its contents finding solace on the page.
Daily dreams remind me of the absence of heart and mind
accompanying those of no inner intent
as they babble on in talks of turns
and bumble down the road to and from the bar.
Unconsciousness calls! Quick! Drink to reply!
I pass some spirit zombies on my way into the world,
staying up late enough to see my own ghosts,
talk to my own shadow.
Bureaucratic little bastards
teeth gnashing, gnawing into the air, latching onto anything that willy allow, even for the slightest amount of time, the opportunity to feast right through flesh till bones do crack and splinter,
revealing that secretive marrow I held so dear.
Before I knew it to be cancerous,
feeding them. Sustaining…[Read more]
The world is so full of gray.
My heart breaks when I’m around those who don’t see it, can’t feel it, can’t hear it, can’t touch it.
Our differences make us the same.
Our similarities make us different.
There it is,
written on the wall.
For you to see before your lids droop deep down
into the darkness you are scared to know.
Kiss it. It will kiss you back,
This doesn’t feel right this doesn’t feel right this doesn’t feel right.
Two hearted boy, the sun has come
revealing all that is and was,
after a long day’s night.
There is no grief left, no Monday morning meditation to be had.
There is only your sarcophagus sitting silently upon the threshold barrier.
If anyone could open that stone death-blanket they’d see your ravaged soul fly out into the Tao,
wanting, waiting,…[Read more]
Words are literal in one level of depth. They have the ability to be used to create a direct meaning within the context of what that word means. Words can be definitive in those contexts.
And in another they are also visceral. They have the ability to be used to create feeling; to shape an experience created by the emotional connection…[Read more]
It’s not about being understood by others.
It’s about clearly understanding yourself and being truthful to that understanding.