Browsing: poetry

Prayer in Distress

heal me father, for i suffer
i am in sore distress
lay your cooling touch
upon my troubled brow
bestow peace unsurpassing
upon the turmoil of my heart
— 4/10/10 – 143


just wait, just see
just live, just be
— Mantra – 4/8/10 – 140

Pour Out Your Soul, My Brother

pour out your soul, my brother
and let the rich effusive emotion
spread out upon the sacrificial stone.
embrace the whirlwind, my brother
the shifting maelstrom of change
until completed you emerge
the man you…

Long Distance Lovers

wist and fitful longing flourish
in the hearts of isolated lovers
for the long and lonely distance
borne by fate and fickle purpose
— 4/6/10 – 137 #favorite

The Comfort of Home

the comfort of home
was a strange absence
felt and wished for quietly
knowing there were miles and miles
till my feet found rest
— 4/5/10 – 136

Comfort Was an Absence

the comfort of home
was a strange absence
felt and wished for quietly
knowing there were many miles
till my feet found rest
— 4/5/10 – 136

Getting To Know You

the rush and press of kind strangers
fill the hours with questions, and practiced replies.
getting to know the world in which you live
and all its inhabitants is a pleasure
i would not let…


i missed your love
its sweet surcease
and the richness
of its healing grace
— Abba – 4/2/10 – 133

The Warmth of Your Touch

the warmth of your touch
is a thrill to set my heart beating
the feel of your fingertips
is a world to encapsulate
my hopes and dreams
— 4/1/10 – 132 #poetry #love


potential paths reveal themselves
glittering in the summer sun
converging prospects to be taken
or denied till at last a culmination
and just one path before you lies
— 3/31/10 – 130 #poetry

My Heart Beats a Palpable Breath

my heart beats a palpable breath
a sinking drop, an oxygen starved gasp
for air, the pressure a sweet agony
of tightness expanding in the
effusive cavity of the soul
— 3/31/10 – 131 #favorite


it was innervating
the rush, the blood pumping
a mind sharp and focused
you don’t feel the pain
just the heat radiating
off your chest
— 3/26/10 – 125


animate ideas
living, breathing, pulsing
charged and causing change
dynamic particles cascading
into people and places
— 3/25/10 – 124

New York, New York

new york, new york, oh city teaming
with life and lands and cultures dreaming
of new horizons opened wide
like lady liberty and the morning tide
— 2003 (possibly march)

Evening Story

beneath a stretching violet sky
the setting sun brings evening nigh
the clouds burnt orange in crimson fashion
set fire the heavens and the passion
inside me as i awestruck behold
the flaming majesty pictured…

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