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Judgment Day

and so I await the trial        my peersweigh the salt and the sand    they demand        retribution    restitution    prosecution    prostitution    […]

Turn to Dust

“If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars” — Rabindranath Tagore Consider the watercolor skyOn fire with […]

Free Zen

meandering river        Gingko biloba        Amaterasu peers from behind the cloudswhile the Buddha            laughs charging the air, now chilled    […]

La Fuerza Despreciada

An original poem about the forces of human and divine nature, expressed and written in Spanish and translated into English.

A-Maize-Ing

Corn is a-maize-ing,entrancing as a labyrinth with no exit,like a diet of high-fructose syrupthat gets recipes stirred-upto melt your heartwith so much sugarthat you can eat and eat and eatand […]

Passion and a Poesy

What is a poem but a loose string of wordshastily configured and rearranged for our pleasure,a steamy, intense, passionatecrossing of Knight and Dame in the waking hoursof the day, when […]

Games with the Sun

Stratus and nimbus clouds,these are the peskiest water-wispsin Mother Nature’s eye. They play games. They joke around.They quiver like tiny dancers.They hover the land’s cuspsas fluffy little ice cubesthat even […]

The Journey

It's Mental Health Awareness Month. Here's a poem about the value of human life, written many years ago when I was in a very dark place. The goal of this work is to discourage suicide and address clinical depression.