IF

If I had wings the skies would have no limits if I had fins the seas would have no depth if I had trust the clouds could not delude me if I had belief the currents could not drown me but I am man and bound to faults and fears but I have eyes that […]

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THE BURNING WOOD

  And so man within his story, with all his guts and gluttoned glory, failed to reach the heavens   with his flying ships and roaring weapons, looking upwards,  always upwards,  never sideways, never backwards, never wondering  how he stood with his feet in the burning wood, on this one time fertile Earth once filled with […]

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AN UNOBTAINABLE NEED, A SHORT STORY

  He stands in the shadows, staring out the window of his one bedroom suburban house onto the street outside. The late afternoon sunlight skirts the jaded red carpet as if looking for a way out. An old typewriter gathers dust on a desk next to stacks of unwanted, and seemingly unworthy, manuscripts. A breeze […]

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AGEING FRUIT IN THE HOT SUN

  And so my first try at online Magnetic Poetry, at first glance I thought “Well, this is fun,” but I was wrong. A challenge of limitations.     Beat and blow and bare away, let not blood rip beauty black We watch, we want, “I want hot peaches, honey,” you said “No music for […]

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LIGHT IS TOO LIGHT

  Light leaks like water dripping from the faucet You called me baby before you really knew me and stopped calling at all, afterwards Drip… Drip… Nothing. Light lingers in quite corners like memories that refuse to flicker, not acknowledging that the night has fallen. We pour over each other like liquid on a perched […]

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FOR MARIE AND EDDIE; LOVE CAN

A week ago, my sister Marie got married to her soulmate Eddie and I was so proud to see her wearing the wedding dress I had made for her. It’s strange to say my sister got married because I grew up as an only child, but there you go. Life delivers surprises everyday. Soulmates I […]

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