I felt it in my head

I felt it in my head, a constant Sighing, sighing and my brain Sobbing, sobbing from my thoughts Dimmed out my senses yet Listened, the words Becoming treacherous, dismayed And turning off I fell but knew The loathing, loathing of the fall And then I dropped, Plunging, plunging till I stopped And looking up I […]

A ruse to pause

A ruse to pause And offer back a glance. Ah prithee now the leaves have almost flown. The trees stand naked shorn and bare Indignant to the scent of summer air That thieves the truth Of days the sophist bearing fruit As if the summer might again take root Deceives and still At least once […]

My mind plays tricks on me

Oft times I’ve seen you here before, Somewhere sometime about the place. My mind plays tricks on me I know And yet that face, I felt the scent of what you wore. I often think about you so, And of the dreams we used to tell. My mind plays tricks on me I know, Why […]

A sense of silence

We watched the leaves fall, each swirling downward Till in the end we sensed what we have known, That the bough that held us has left us go. We knew it would, even from the start we knew. This is the plain truth of it, a knowledge We have always known, that we would decline […]

I bade them all farewell

I bade them all farewell, eager to flee And catch the last train home. I heard the bells Peel out and watched the urban fall away To countryside and thought how much of life Was done. A word of comfort to his wife. The fields flew by as evening bled the day. His fathers son, […]

Prayer

Sometimes a moment passes when I stare Beyond the known and gaze within to find My voice chanting to an old Latin prayer That as a child I learned. Long since declined And packed away and hid with some distain. An old relic, an offering to my youth That brings me back. I hear the […]