CATCH, IN 2 HEMISPHERES

— I hold a balloon, I watch it rise, this sphere of air, I hold this balloon and then let it go, watch it fly up, into the air, higher and higher, up into the sky and you too, in the south, you hold a balloon, you watch it rise, this sphere of air within […]

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BENEATH THE SKIN

  I         You         Us being so much water and yet the lucky do not drown in the very essence of what they are I         You         Us we are all oceans sunk beneath the surface of the skin I   […]

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WORDS LIKE THE WALRUS

  What are words when they don’t just wander in weary What are words when not wild waffle but wonders weaved with wisdom and written with worth Words are like water washing over the reader in warm waves Words are like wings raising the receiver from worrying days Words are the world Words can be […]

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WILD WANTS

  We are wild We are warriors We are war We are wild warriors waging war We are wild warriors waging war on a world We are wild warriors waging war on a world weary We are wild warriors waging war on a world weary of our wants All Words and Photographs by Damien B. […]

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WAR OF THE WORLD

How did it feel to hang by nails and wait for a death You were born to endure? Created by The Father as a symbol of His power to save a crumbling humanity, He gave you life for it to be ripped from your body. No saving grace for you, no end to the pain, […]

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THE TRUTH IN THE WATER

  I see you, this morning in sweeping reflections in the waters, reflected in the sleeping stillness of the morning’s silence as if the world was looking up as if the sky had fallen down. I see a tree, a weeping sea of a tree, leaning, reflected in the waters, reflecting its reflection into milky […]

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SEASONAL SHIFT

I shift like nature, calling snows To coat me, cover me in a crisp Canvas of change to bathe in, To be reborn in, before I skate away From winds that wither my world. Bone chilled, I can wander off To warmer shores, eager for sun To sooth me, to sink within me In the […]

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