Tag Archives: Darkness

#403 – unsung

unsung   I am not a good soul I tire of others my friendships breathe shallow beneath envy that smothers I feed on dark rain though I pray for the sun as I walk my night streets deep into the … Continue reading

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#402 – “unending”

“unending”    does darkness always lead to light or are there permanent unending black holes of night where everything of value gets sucked in and crushed where music and prayers get flattened and hushed and hope for tomorrow is scattered … Continue reading

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#382 – 5 Haiku

5 Haiku   in limbo; my hours waste into anger; waiting for the cable man      tangled up thinking dead ends and darkness on my old neural pathways      weight against my palms holding so many questions my … Continue reading

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#362 of 365 – 5 Haiku

5 Haiku   steel clouds, so heavy with the weight of yesterday’s dreams―yet to come true     clouds, pregnant and low dark sky choking back the rain tears behind my eyes     God smothered under the misery of … Continue reading

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#359 of 365 – 2 Haiku

2 Haiku     eyes closed, trying to exhale darkness; gratitude takes so much practice       better off hurting myself or dead? questions for yearly meds refill    

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#326 of 365 – “prayers for harm’s way”

 “prayers for harm’s way”   prayers come a long way over bloodshed and bones climb over graves with no crosses or stones they fistfight their way through riots and religion pull up the bereaved and souls lost to perdition they … Continue reading

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#311 of 365 – “bitters in the water”

  “bitters in the water”   snakes in the pedigree bitters in the water fire in the underbrush sins upon the daughters scratches in the heavens light turned to coal rocks inside of fading prayers and blood on our souls … Continue reading

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#296 of 365 – “sea foam”

“sea foam”   somewhere close the heavens breathe and music sings its slow reprieve where we step from the darkness into warm sea foam and tides call the orphans to splash free and roam away from sad air filled with … Continue reading

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#206 of 365 – “wading”

“wading”   I can’t hide beneath the drops of light that burn through my disguise   as I go wading in the streams of sun than cleanse me and baptize   the dispiriting voices and disparaging reflections in my eyes … Continue reading

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