Believer

  “There are no miracles, today.” That’s what they say, but they’re inclined to lie and I don’t believe them, anyway.   Can’t take away what they never gave. Maybe Faith, maybe I just don’t like the way they lie about everything.   Bend reality with the lies they tell. Try to convince us our […]

A Child is Born

It is to us a funny thing; Divinity. A more abstract notion we have not entertained. That there would be, like us, but something more. A far beyond, but not unreachable.   Perhaps a comfort lost to walls and bonds, for loneliness no longer drives the heart. For fear and subjugation are now become abstract […]

Hungry Ghosts

Perhaps, the world might indulge me for a moment and let me alight up on some old ghosts, shake the dust off the shackles and wake the dead. Who desire nothing more than to have their story told. for Hell, my friends, is to be forgotten.   Life doesn’t pick favorites and it sure as […]

Listening to Angels

Listen to the rhythms of a world gone slow, breathing temp seductive in the ebb and flow. There are expressions on our faces as we sleep; revealing our dreams, our need to be comforted by something, any little thing. Be it the arms wrapped around us, or that voice in our ear telling us that […]

The Mist Walker

Morning mist embraces these forsaken streets, giving them an air of mystery; like a veil hides undiscovered beauty.   Slipshod building facades frown narrowly on a lone passerby.   A lank and dreary fellow, making his necessary mile before the Sun burns away the clouds to reveal the day.   Dew drops cling to hat […]

Release

I see you. You’re in the light of a new day’s soft, gentle light, and your face is calm, eyes looking far off; holding your arms out wide, like you’re gonna fly.   That is some amazing faith. I never thought I’d see the day, that you’d put all your cares away and try to […]

The Diagnosis

They took his proclamation of enlightenment as a sign of madness and he was treated with derision and imprisoned for his crime.   He claimed he saw the light, but they thought he was there to shine and they were all blind.   He was no problem, but a prophet always brings, followers with him […]

Kill the King

See, we all gathered around to hear the news today, to see if the song still remained as it had for ten thousand yesterdays, but there were murmurs in the backcourt, dissention on the line and I knew that these men were no longer my brothers; some, I couldn’t recognise.   Greed and envy take […]

One Final Step

Confident, that I could set aside my indiscretions? I don’t know. I’m not sure I like the question.   “Why do you ask?” I’m asking in my head, but I’m afraid I know the reason.   Up to, and until, and into this present moment; I have been vague, like words of betrayal.   You […]

Grave Wax

There are words here somewhere, to describe this something. If I sit here longer in the silence wondering. Digging deeper into my head to find you, my mind to let you out into the vacuum.   Every thought I’ve ever had was leading up to this one; I’m euphoric. It has been so many years […]

Birthday Wishes

Infinite, like your imagination, or is it the end, just outside your eyes? Does it matter, this planned division? Is it the truth? Aren’t we immaculate?   Tidal waves are consequences, sure as a flash bulb steals your soul and irreverence; that sarcastic discord, bought only seconds that seemed like forever.   Even the returning […]

Martyrs

Hello unfamiliar; I don’t know you at all and yet I know you all too well. You’ve got that same look on your face; just like mine. Somewhere between defeat and supine and that same posture caused by the curve of your spine. You’re bearing the weight like I’m bearing mine.   How long do […]

Life Preserver

I think I’m upside down, head in the water, now. Trouble with breathing, too. Nothing that I can do. Struggle to right myself, clinging to life itself. Water just remains blue, reflecting the sky at you. I’ve never drown before, don’t want to anymore. Wonder what holds me in this deadly position. How did I […]

… a merry little…

Love your families. Be good to yourself and others. Eat good food. Drink good booze. Save the fights for later. Listen to children’s laughter. Hug someone. Love someone. Fuck someone. Find God. Merry Christmas Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the […]

A Light at the End

There is something in the far off distance, coming closer, day by day. Is this, I wonder, an angel who is coming to share the universe’s embrace? But as I look around I see I am facing down a tunnel at the inbound train… … here we go again…   This beginning’s just the end. […]

The Reckoning

I couldn’t comprehend the difference, I didn’t see the day had come, no longer a shimmering mirage on the horizon. Instead, it was now, it was present; a day of reckoning.   We do not always have a chance to see ourselves in a distant, third-person way. It’s nothing like catching yourself in the mirror, […]

Free Tune-Ups

I’m here, waiting to take you out of  your skin, work on your skeleton, fix what’s been broken, align your emotions and put you together again.   All you have to do, is know it’s what you need. I’ve seen the results of your self-surgery. You’ve butchered such a wonderful machine. Amateurs just shouldn’t be […]

A Broken Ego

Before the denials can leave your lips, your eyes betray you. I see them linger on the objects of your longing. Divinity denied so freely in cultured company, but suddenly so desperately required.   You told me when we first met, just how strong you are; now I’m watching you fall apart. And the most […]