Monthly Archives: April 2010

tainted blood

i’ve gathered you all here to tell you i have leukemia  he remarked               as if this 17-month old secret was simply another announcement                   of  policy or procedure change a fundraising site confirmation date                   or news of a generous check received from … Continue reading

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pre europa

tomorrow, the journey begins to amsterdam, paris and sitges, a beach town south of barcelona.  i envy those whose greatest concern with packing their bags is making sure that tickets, passport and a change or two of underwear have found … Continue reading

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art between friends

she told him: i would rather crawl across hot pavement through glass on shredded  lips than to ever, ever hurt you my friend… today she reels sickened to the skin with the thought and possibility that her mindless actions may have … Continue reading

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orchestrating from the grave

strike two! the unseen umpire calls it…screaming it from the mound while in tux and tails a dead conducter reads ancient and finely crafted lead sheets dripping with the dried blood from an old comfort’s talons he’s orchestrating things these days … Continue reading

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endings

its seemed like a grand idea at first to be connected exposed and available always, available…. but when it began to snake in too closely slithering upwards around my neck choking time away from my days ripping away at the … Continue reading

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at thunder’s edge

at thunder’s edge i stood embracing             the scents of  night watching               as thor’s hammer slipped pinging                  off the dark clouds sparking                into the crash and boom of this life… illuminate      me embrace me in a myriad of sound      as i drop      shattering into … Continue reading

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