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A Poem: “Where the Ring Comes Together”

Image via Wikipedia I miss driving up that street The last in the land With winds singing up Harney Peak. A blue diamond cross And a sailor’s sunburnt hand Are all that’s left Spreading across the dry land. The night is thirsty for the juice Of speech. Woodmills chill the cherry bark; The pond of the …

A New Poem: “Street Car, Sweet Heart, Sweat Hard”

I love your Spanish talk. The soft ground around you Hovers as you walk. Chinese flowers grow out of me like dreams lifted under a bed of yellow Lantana and grapewood rosevine. Midnight and a sleep walking Sun dip its claws into the milky Moon. She blows a serenade and makes a note in her …

A New Poem: Sonnet #2 “Sunfather”

Sunfather Red Wave Petunias shower over clay, All things can open up and show their light. A life becomes transparent in warm May. Transparent to transcendence born from night. Their eyes the leaves foam into greening smiles to Father Sun and Mother Sea of dream. They feel the music, sibling Wind breathes miles through body, …

A New Poem: The Cross

The river flows uphill. It isn’t magic. Magic is when it flows downhill. The arrow of time is pierced by eternity The man hanging is the soul awakened. The milk girl is dancing The “Cotten-Eyed Joe” on the gym floor of the mind underneath which the oceans of the Cosmos Splash applause and awake our …