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Mission Report From the Soul Sleuth

Slithering Heartbeats in the Sunrise Makes the soufflé of life begin to rise

Heaven repents from the cell I put you in My beautiful soul Does it hurt to trust me again? Is that why you keep me so afraid to begin…. …anything? Heaven Repents from the cell I put you in And Hell mourns the loss of your company The comforting swagger o...

Sometimes before the red tide My body is no longer mine When I stare down At those two fat burlap sacks 

Curves like melted candle wax Dried on the floor, a shapeless mass

 I wonder if I’m just paying rent
 Not recognizing my naked form

 Now a tarp str...


Thoughts from three in the morning.

The hurt washes over like the ocean. Calm sails capture the wind With their chests puffed out, Rulers of the great blue seas Until a storm arrives Of doubt and regret The spray stings my cloudy eyes. It seemed fun at the time Becoming Co-captain of my own...

And When The Morning Comes

When you reached out and touched

Do we know, can we see, will we feelwhat we've known, what we've seen, what we've felt. At the moments we knew, simply seeing, and feeling,that instant,most precious, the most treasured point in our lives.For so quickly it seemed,all our times were as one...

All That Matters

It's really all that matters, don't you know

"I adore you" The words were spokenheard and acceptedwith gratitude and delight Not always offered aloud in the pasteven when understood within the trust of a heart in need The adoration of a chorus of friends and lovers from lifethat passed sincerely rev...

She Waves At Trains

What's not to love

My lady is so naiveshe still waves at trainswhenever they pass byjust hoping that the engineers might seeand someday, perhaps, to make her daythey'll pull the whistleloudlyjust for her. Just for her.So shy is she in normal waysbut those fellows are quite...

Walking Away

When we both pass beyond regrets will all be gone

All of our regrets will be goneas soon as we have passed beyond. Beyond the aches, the sorrows,all will pass away. But the love will live,it simply will not die.Is this understood my precious, darling, friends and lovers?Is it understood, please, and than...

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More Grandly Than We Knew

Darkling ere the dawn

This is true if all else fails,we traveled much we two,within our hearts,between our minds,remembering more, much more,teaching you and reaching memore grandly than we knew.So much has been together,so much has been renewed,smell the moisture, wetness,hea...

We Shall Have No Fear

There is no reason to be afraid of love

You welcomed me,allowed me inso unafraid of love. You simply realizedonce morehow right it is to love.To garner love and share itas often as you may. To say it, often, now and thenbefore you lose your way.To never be ashamed of it,ashamed to say you've lo...

Remembrance of Things to Come

Traveling into the future; creating new memories

MemoriesOf the pastThe presentThe future Walking out into a winter landscapeThe freedomThe crispnessSo freshIce between tiny toes will chill And a little ballerina paw liftsPick up the pupHold him closeProtectivelyCompletely sure he is safeWithin your lov...

If I Knew You When

Back when love was young

If I knew you whenback thenwhen love was young Back when the drinks flowed freelyto fill the favored need Back when the touches floweredgrew so abundantlyBack when the blossomssoared wafting the billowed scents The needswe could have sharedback when I was...

Seductive Weaponry

See her, know her, fall for her

Sitting in city squaresin a time of springlike airfilled with fragrant alluring pastimesour worlds mellowedconjoined in friendship so melodic One saw the seductive weaponrythat she had acquired in lifesaw the unobtrusive crossing of lithesome legstentativ...

The Revolutions Began

The true warp of time

As time passed It could be truly dull and grating tediousness It was the same The same over and over again The world lived and was  Life lived and died It passed in deliberate inertia As did this simple race called human Until The warping of time truly be...