Month: April 2018

  • The Subtle Silk Of Life

    It’s a particularly sensitive morning I, personally, am wavering Between obsessive, habitual guilt And parental concern for my punishing ways. Between answers and questions Questioning the rightness of my life I believe in questions, More than answers And so, this goes with the territory. And because there’s no question between life and death (as we […]

  • Growing Up

    Growing Up

    “I am a rock, I am an island… and a rock feels no pain and an island never cries” – Paul Simon When I became a man, I put away childish things – 1 Corinthians There is nothing to be ashamed of Your stacking of the rocks of your island has been a measure of […]

  • Reporting for Duty

    Reporting for duty Makes me a good man It’s not the duty It’s the reporting What a life Without a heart And without a feeling We are missing What a life We think we know And all of it without a heart And reaching And teaching Without a heart And reporting for duty Without a […]

  • You Can’t Run Away From Yourself

    You Can’t Run Away From Yourself

    A boy has never learned real trust the kind that grows down deep internal his father points to what he must and all of it, it is external

  • A Young Boy Amidst The Din And Papers Of The World

    A Young Boy Amidst The Din And Papers Of The World

    And even as he wonders if that is all there is He knows it can’t be true because he is alive.

  • The Power Of Humans

    The Power Of Humans

    Two people loved each other It was clear and true between them They did not understand what hurt meant They did not know it was possible They lived, in love. There was a person who was afraid Why? We do not know And, for now, it doesn’t matter This person knows hurt is possible They […]