Launched

When I was quite young, I found myself so very far flung; Blasting rocket ship in space – Color-filled and yet no happy place ‒ And though it made a comfy bed, It was quite uncomfortable for my head; Flying on and soaring by – No, not like that Super-guy, ‒ I widened...

Halloween

Night is dark and moon old, Here be the spirits, The graves are their cradles; And blessed earth is in our bones. On these lonely grounds, The dead find it fitting to visit. Now the wolf howls, Now the bat takes to leathery wing. At last the cold blows – the...

Katie Greaves

Katie Greaves Sits and watches as the train leaves; In and out, in and out, Dark tunnel to no-light at the end. Katie Greaves Sits on a bus going nowhere, Rain pouring and mist curling, Takes out her notebook and breathes. Katie Greaves Sits in a car as the engine...

Darkest Before Dawn

Bottle ships they say, Bottle ships and lighthouses; Collect ‘em on a shelf And put them out to sea See them rise up on the wave, Mounting the crest and down the slope, Crashing against the heavy black rocks Watch the clear glass spider Yes, look, look Look as they...

Anchor, I grasp you tightly in the morning

Anchor, I grasp you tightly in the morning Flesh to flesh, cheek to cheek; Wrap your clinking chain around me Like the strong vine that strangles the tree, Extinguish not my heart; Drumming muscle that leaps, Beats, Gallops, Runs to you; Silence and warmth is drawn...
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