Hall

Underneath the corridor where sound is buried deepA clock is ever ticking with a time that doesn't keepThe rhythm like a serenade of s and o and sThe chime it tries to offer is a chorus of distress Even high above it where the crows have gone awayThe stars become the vultures and they're hungry … Continue reading Hall

Statuary

The windows wearing garments made of gossamer and iceAnd all the doors are set with hinges rusted redThe shadows seem so sorrowful, their voices full of dreadBut all the worry they convey is imprecise The banisters are broken and the world beyond is hollowAnd the silence is a sentence that I don't know how to … Continue reading Statuary

Do

With words of meaning all reduced to naughtAnd half the words that came before, it seems we both forgotSo all that can remain are where the pinsPressed into the flesh, so we remember how to bleed but never quite where all the agony begins I look upon this old and weary loomWhere words I used … Continue reading Do

Autopilot

In weaving this, a wonderful mirage,I place a veil of lacquer over empty catacombsAnd painting little stars to hide alone where night is blackerThan the part of me that knows that, in a way, it's sabotageBecause I promise you a winterAnd a sign of "None May Enter" But here I have become a mere facadeAn … Continue reading Autopilot

Refuse

I steal the light from othersAnd replace with a shadow of a flameThey carry it a while seeing something like the colorsThat were taken and devouredAnd they scarcely realize they're not the same A grain and then anotherAnd before you know it, like an hourglassThey slowly drain away behind the ever-shifting coverOf illusion that was … Continue reading Refuse

Cure

Wings made out of never never flewWhere down below the fields of new elysium nobody knewAnd shadows never dappled light when seen by very fewFor seeds made out of seeming always seemed to be the dreams we never grew Arms of never ending never yearnedBelow the rigid carapace of cold where lonely summers burnedCreating a … Continue reading Cure