Where Once the Salamanders

Where once the salamanders Came to crawl and make their beds Along the flowers beneath the windows perched On cool summer nights Soon to be plucked and carefully set upon The dewy grass. Now there are but biting beetles, Buckthorn trees that shout loudly like used car salesmen when they see an easy mark, Dried … Continue reading Where Once the Salamanders

Each With Their Own Story to Tell

Do we not all exist As figures in a grand portrait Captured Each second In a cosmic still-life Our lives existing Within As well as between Each vibration Each motion Each advancement of the scene? We are all here Together Huddled On an improbable And utterly awesome Sphere of space debris That is spinning through … Continue reading Each With Their Own Story to Tell

To Not Be Filled with Wonder

Inspired by the poem Not to Wonder by Tornadoday. To not be filled with wonder When staring up at the starry skies above When looking out at the great expanse and seeing only light In all directions Moving So fast And yet so slowly As representations of long-dead distant worlds float ceaselessly through empty space … Continue reading To Not Be Filled with Wonder

A Reflection of That Which Lies Beyond

Sometimes I cannot help but to be drawn Into a state of awe and utter fascination At the magnificent complexity of the world in which we reside The beautiful diversity of life within it And the vast array of relationships that develop Both within and between the two I am at times overwhelmed While simultaneously … Continue reading A Reflection of That Which Lies Beyond

A Reflection on the Passage of Time

I find myself in awe At the relentless procession of days and months How even the seconds and minutes Which seem at times too minuscule And like sand between fingers slip from perception Pile up one after another Until Before we have even realized it Half of our lives have fallen behind us And we … Continue reading A Reflection on the Passage of Time

The Minds of So Many

The human mind is a beautiful creation So full of life, Surrounded by love, Founded on hope. We persevere Despite overwhelming odds, Existing not here in these simple forms But in a realm of endless possibility. Often, We are so in awe Of the splendors we perceive We begin to think them our own. It … Continue reading The Minds of So Many

Empress Amethyst

Effortless Smoke curls like Eager tail of small cat From the space between You and I Where lit cigarette rests with callous disregard For the air in which it was sparked to life Only moments before Between crimson and Azure blue You waited patient While storms abated and Strong winds pummeled upon The shells we … Continue reading Empress Amethyst