Category Archives: Poems

Poetry: Of Beauty, and of Death

  O’ beauty, and of death, when do the drumbeats rest for those blessed? When do the drumbeats rest for the transgressed? When do the drumbeats rest for the obsessed? O’ beauty, and of death, the sky is thy paper and the sea is thy ink. Remember what is beauty, and the moon shall shed […]

Poetry: Deep Below the Rich Earth

  Deep below the rich earth lays a reddish-brown bird. Every now and then, I hear the reddish-brown bird sing at night; songs of solitude and beauty resonate in the cadence of passing time.  I try to ignore the songs but they take root in my memory like words to a contract, as unspoken bonds […]

Elegy: Children of the Sun

  In the night sky, the stars form patterns of mythical shapes, and twisting outlines, like a jeweled crown of thorns, with points of Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, Sirius, and Venus, that shine beyond the horn of the imagination.  As the stars and constellations move across the darkness of the night, the starry crown twists and turns, […]