Tag: freedom

light resides

light resides in the quiet crook of your elbow were I to unbend it or raise my head from where my hair loves the smooth turns of you it would surely escape fly out the open window pulling along behind the rest of me flushed … Continue reading light resides


delphinium dreams

delphiniums droop, blue-winged bloomings, not a hint of flight but the feathered teasings of billowy breezes, that laughing, passed them by at night they dream, I think, of unstemmed delight - dipping slipping drinking in the troughs of silver streaking tails of untrowable stars whispering … Continue reading delphinium dreams

how like waves the days rise and rush, fold and founder, in this quieter collapse of perceived shores those hours I shooed and shushed, now distant as gulls whose calls sound time's dying, find placid flight along the cooler drifts of our remembrance I trail … Continue reading

at peace

it's been a year, my dear, since I shut the garden gate behind and shooed the wounded dreams away to trail mournful after happenstance and the ungraceful slant of those days no more than small disturbances now they rustle upon the edges of my feathers … Continue reading at peace