The Fisher Wound

See the dissonance A cloud on the horizon The difference between Where and are? How strangers got gifts you Wait for But you pulled the thorn From your midsection The Fisher wound Or weep with the release How you face demons in private Learning to see how much you are Each time you look And … Continue reading The Fisher Wound

In Night’s Bitter Watches

Do not mistake My quiet for gentility My manners are camouflage To disguise the beast That lives beneath This skin I am capable Of the sweetest fury To extend the control, I have To you. Pout and tell me how mean I am, but I see the light in your eyes How you long for … Continue reading In Night’s Bitter Watches

All the ways

To sit with uncertainty Here amidst the ruins of The person I was Someone better Lives here now Yet the hungry ghosts of old weaknesses Change forms as they stalk the future They've no place haunting But those, red in tooth and claw, They fail to learn from history My victories, come at a cost, … Continue reading All the ways

Small cup of quiet

Somewhere a bird sings And I've found a small cup of quiet Going to drink it Slow wake up call to my soul Pages written and now it's not Affectation knowing it will walk a Path into the world Lover asleep Walk the dog Things to do Used to resent it But I'm working on … Continue reading Small cup of quiet

Lights In The Sky

Before they launch, We would Find one another In the dark Suspended in amber Amidst a throng of witnesses As they whispered Hopes Fears There are lights in the sky But in the end If it were too dark to read I would just want to look At you For the First Last Time The … Continue reading Lights In The Sky

Hideous Talks

They happen, Tentative in so much as they're heralded By pockets of cautious silence Not the same as confessions to lovers, More a sense of testing the brotherhood You've grown to appreciate There are things us men, Won't tell you, No matter how often you ask, Because you cannot know Nor take the Burden from … Continue reading Hideous Talks