Category Archives: Poetry

Blossoms

~ Blossom ~ ~ You are the blossom of spring in my step. A cooling breeze on my brow. The rising sun that greets my day. The moon as daylight fades to dusk. The perfect match to my lonely soul. … Continue reading

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immaterial

~ immaterial… ~ ~ Reach out and touch me, with other than your words, you can’t for I am not there. Though my heart is real, my spirit is not made of matter, my spirit is immaterial. Material things do … Continue reading

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On Fate

A couple of days ago the question of fate came up, several times, from several different people.  Perhaps those interactions fated the writing of this post. Perhaps they did not. What is Fate?  That question is not one that any … Continue reading

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Words, Sweeter than Wine.

Words matter, they really do. ~ Words, Sweeter than wine ~ ~ Little pecks upon the cheek. Gentle lips that lead, two loving mouths, to meet. Two tongues that twine, and sometimes, little sips of wine. Tender kisses, here and … Continue reading

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What is a poem?

Poems are more about sensation and emotion than they are about rhythm and rhyme. Poems says much more than the sum of their words.  They’re like a message in a bottle, thrown into a hostile sea, to be found and … Continue reading

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A brother’s poem

In that it contains things that are personal to me, my blog is sort of like a diary. Today I’m tearing a page out of another person’s diary, that of my brother Jan. He sent me this email a few … Continue reading

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on Belief

This post has nothing to do with religion. What do you believe? I believe many things, so since I said I’d say what I believe and I try to do as I say I will, here are some of the … Continue reading

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Hope.

~ Hope ~ ~ Hope, for happiness. But of what? The flesh? Or of the vine, that thee and me entwine. ~ Hope for mortal sin? Or hope, for the virtue that also dwells within. ~ Hope for a touch, … Continue reading

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To Do, To Dare.

~ To Do, To Dare ~ ~ When children we are, when children we do, and we dare, without worry or care, then we age, and we don’t, for how others will think, we now worry and care, and thus … Continue reading

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Dream’s Embrace

~ Dream’s Embrace ~ ~ Midnight closes the gates of Awaken, wood nymphs ease from the shadows, in dance, a fleeting glimpse of hidden beauty, granted, as we step over the threshold, into dream’s embrace. Wood nymph, where are you? … Continue reading

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Daniskira

Similar to Faroene, this is a character poem wrenched from the heart of the Symbologist, Daniskira. As poetry so often does, it lays bare words, feelings, and fears that Daniskira dare not consider while she remains trapped inside my epic … Continue reading

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Reflections of Divinity

~ Reflections of Divinity ~ ~ You are the voice of reason, I am the one that’s insane. You are the bringer of joy, I am the one filled with pain. You are the one that gives, I am the … Continue reading

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If I May.

This is a melancholy poem, motivated by friendships that die beneath the stresses imposed by our relentless struggle to merely survive. ~ If I May ~ ~ Each and every day I try to do the things that matter, if … Continue reading

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Faroene.

Faroene is one of the principal Heroes within my literal world, Malmaxa. She is also a Warrior, for within Malmaxa no gender distinction exists in the definition of Hero. On Twitter, someone asked Faroene to “explain to me exactly what … Continue reading

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Smooth Waters Run Deep

~ Smooth Waters Run Deep ~ ~ smooth waters, gazed deep in, reflect the soul, that dwells within, into rough and turmoiled sea, a troubled soul doth cast her plea, look deep if your true desire, is with me to … Continue reading

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