Sandy Hourglass – A Poem

Moment’s aperture The glass of metered intention Sandy hourglass of the fourth dimension Time is it’s own starter, bejeweled sweeper Stopwatch hands and checkered flag waver. Galaxy historian to cosmic stars The immortal gatekeeper, The wisdom and witness of Eden. Tides and the seasons plan in its garden Galaxies are oblivious to it; it doesContinue reading “Sandy Hourglass – A Poem”

La Noche – A Poem

Iridescent twilight strides like a wooing peacock’s train, Confidently hovering over la noche’s blue celestial terrain. Twilight coaxes Sunset to extend her golden slipper tour, For the sake of adoring hearts uplifted by her gilded star. Car horns fitted in halogen coats and rubber pumps, crow. Denizens from the city night buses glow under streetlight,Continue reading “La Noche – A Poem”

The Scroll – A Poem (A Tale)

Uncovered in a Tasmanian rock quarry, A fossilized scroll of the sage Tutenant, Of the ancient ant kingdom of Hillovant. The following, its transcribed fragment: – “Remember your wisdom O venerable ant member, You command great armies without a commander. Following the community ant steps of one another, You render impossible treks possible without GPS,Continue reading “The Scroll – A Poem (A Tale)”

Lake Mead – A Poem

To all the engineered water ponds – Lake Mead-like flows, Those water-filled wonders near lakes, ponds and groves. Directed rivers, collected rain water, monsoon Yoda weva, Surprising Gaia with new infant bodies of water to admire, As she stitches blankets to dress their waves in embroider. Cisterns sourced from wells channeled to hillside podiums, IrrigatedContinue reading “Lake Mead – A Poem”

Hula Hoops – A Poem

Summer icons of yesteryear: Like satisfaction hula hoops, Of backyard wading troupes. Hop scotch contests with pals, Winner takes the chalk pails. Castles in make believe sand, Crowned with scoops at hand. Iced tea drink from crystals, Jawbreakers and peanut brittle. Double feature Tuesday nights, Airport gazing incoming flights. Summer’s laisser faire invoice, Perennial freedomsContinue reading “Hula Hoops – A Poem”

Iron – A Poem

Resurrected mineral ashes into heat sown, Oxygen-freed crucible breathless with air, Birth the iron age, its molten element heir. Vulcan skillfully hammers iron pillows for His offspring’s cradle mined in Earth’s core, Cooled in tempered fire, quenched in water. Iron, the shining face in antiquity’s mirror, Whose steel lineage can sharpen one other, Whose furnaceContinue reading “Iron – A Poem”

Spiced Chai – A Poem*

Oh! to be a plateau of spiced chai and drink tea In ocean sips, like tributary lakes flow into sea. Warm sultry pods, the breathed air of elysium, In the escaping fragility of memories’ lithium. Arid spiced oasis brewed into watery caravans, Soothing trade-winds to the isle of langerhans. ************************ *Inspired by Jay Bleu, TheContinue reading “Spiced Chai – A Poem*”

Prairie Grain – A Poem

Prairie grain harvests brought in to the bell of spring’s last call, Drying, sifting: wheat, canola and barley with sunshine’s shawl, Parking combine juggernauts to hibernate in veiled tabernacle Undercover, until comes the sickle call of winter’s harvest cycle. Farmers, the skilled miners of green gold reap from soil’s factories, Dispatching wheat and canola, toContinue reading “Prairie Grain – A Poem”

Pixie Flowers – A Poem

Pixie flowers, lilliputian floral wonder, big on scenery: Glomerata, the bellflower of the ball in purple livery, Meadowbright, picturesque pinks, echinacea’s sister, Saxifraga, raising a cup to the groundcover whisperer. All floral titans undercover, reviving their grandeur, Over woodlands, and gardens in spring and summer. Surely they delight to lend their once grand moniker To,Continue reading “Pixie Flowers – A Poem”