The sun knows nothing of the warmth it brings To those who wait for the rays of light to fall upon them, Nor is it aware Of the shadows cast By objects that pass in the distance between, Its massive form and that of smaller spheres. Into whose world does your light shine, What darkness … Continue reading Into Whose World Does Your Light Shine?
Why do I even write these days? Why do I try? Why do I try as hard as I do when clearly there are more effective and efficient approaches. Someone has it figured out... Not me. I see so many others who write poems that reach audiences of hundreds or even thousands. I see … Continue reading The Fall of the Vapor Mystic, Part IV (What We Do for Love)
In love with the question, No answer would suffice.
I have come to believe, or at least suspect, that one of the many major flaws with our current social structure and indeed our current status as a race of human beings that will be uncovered by future generations (should there be any), is that there is a serious lack of positive interaction, perhaps able … Continue reading On the Value of Positive Interaction Between Dissimilar Entities, or The Unfolding Tragedy of the Modern Human Interplay
What sacred spectres are these, What sacred spectres are these, To whom you call out to when down on your knees, Whom you wish to appease, With your chants and your pleas, Whose visage you accept without question, Without sight Faithfully? Can you not see, Can you not see, That the spirit exists Manifests endlessly, … Continue reading What Sacred Spectres are These?
To seek and achieve greatness Is a constant and unrelenting process Paradoxical in that Once achieved Greatness quickly fades to the mundane Requiring exceptional efforts once more To define the new standard An iterative process which repeats itself Endlessly In every facet of life as we know it From the drive to acquire financial and … Continue reading Greatness
Home is A concept ill-defined Why then Do we concern ourselves so With the constant pursuit thereof And the perception of others thereupon? Even to feel "at home" In these mortal coils Which we refer to as our "self" Is often an arduous task And one predisposed To fluidity And a curious tendency To place … Continue reading Home Is
Take this chance Don't wait too long You never really know What could have been Until the moment's gone Passing up what is right Fearing what might Go wrong Move when you feel the beat What makes you think This is anyone else's song It was yours all along So make it fun Slide left … Continue reading Where It’s Warm and It’s Bright
"Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us." - Sir Thomas Browne Rise, and let the light fall down upon those you love. Do not forget that you are so much more than what you perceive. Does not the aged oak draw rays down but in doing so cast … Continue reading This Flame, This Sun (Three-Day Quote Challenge v2, Day Two)
She may be soft But she is not Was never Your pet How you underestimate The size and Lethal nature of Her claws Once used Long ago To survive Recently limited to Kneading Now fully extended Needed once again To survive Ready to strike Should you fail to learn To apply The knowledge you have … Continue reading To Survive