31

July

Gardens of my Dreams

  Gardens of my Dreams   In my dream, I dreamed we dream That what we see is what we deem To be real – we esteem as truth. I had visions of endless youth, Of daisies in a sunbeam, Of sun beaming from my eyes, Of perfume-scented skies, Of blossoms blooming in a kiss […]

24

July

Embodiment of Perfection

  Embodiment of Perfection   Perfection, what is thy name? Embodied as a decree! Conceived above any blame Is this picture of beauty In form of snow-pure rabbit. Gentle child of innocence, Clothed in angel-knit habit, Delicate creation, whence Hath thy creator formed thee? Art thou solely flesh and blood, Union with divinity, Or atonement […]

22

July

A Distant Rose

   A Distant Rose   I sought a very exceptional rose,   A flower supreme in every way – Bloom that not age, nor blight, nor aphid knows,   Whose complexion is as clear as the day, From whose countenance magnificence flows,   As the Sun presides over lowly Earth, From which celestial radiance glows, […]

18

July

arizona rope

arizona rope

sliding gliding
lithe and slender
escaping from sun bake
between cool stone
nest home
you
leglessly running
vacuum cord retracting
into case
with a rattling
behind

15

July

Summer Nights

I saw a shooting star once,
And made a wish,
But I can’t remember what it was.

10

July

Time

‘Cross a sea of corrupted blood,
Rise the waves that never subside!
What day may escape the omnipotent flood?
What creature crawl from the inexorable tide?