Tag: joy

things I cannot tell you

I cannot tell you, for example, that I am resting against the ache of not seeing you rise in the morning to sip your coffee at the window or that the prospect of you is the hidden sun in my throat that glows, that pulls … Continue reading things I cannot tell you

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pretending flowers

light dropped from a great height makes no sound still words now would be thin and near to useless hush, since it's futile to say you are my joy, and watch the hummingbird search the warm, red bricks pretending flowers where there are none © … Continue reading pretending flowers

payment

my knowledge of you is not free I pay for it, as one does with any passage - in silences, in glances held in the avid awareness of you alone amongst the crowd, and in relinquishing the oft-sharp joy light must feel in falling upon … Continue reading payment

like the lake

like the lake, I am much less talkative than say the creek cantering east, teasing the low-hanging ferns to trembling we lakes embrace rather than chase, swallow whole those stones that settle to long years of mute stillness we are content with the stir and … Continue reading like the lake

Joy (repost)

the good days Freude, are those days that schoener Goetterfunken in spite of the noise Tochter aus Elysium, the naggings wir betreten the sagging weight feuertrunken, of worry, responsibility Himmlische, the ignorance dein Heiligtum. and uncarefulness deine Zauber of others binden wieder the sometimes blatant … Continue reading Joy (repost)