Monthly Archives: July 2016

Daughter…

She parts the rebarbative fog of this world like a wedge of pure sunlight and as I witness the shadows withdraw from her presence I am unable to comprehend this jewel… this Rose… Within a shattered garden full of enmity … Continue reading

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Cor Lapideu…

I couldn’t stop heaven from falling It’s been years since I walked through the wreckage and the ruins but I still hear the screams of the angels A tear A silent prayer that rolls down my cheek as my heart … Continue reading

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Favor…

This silk sash a token an endorsement of her affection signified in scarlet the color of pain and as such in poetic congruity with the color of my heart centered behind a wall of steel in my chest the culmination … Continue reading

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Answering to the wind…

She swirled and danced among the wildflowers and the rolling green waves of the meadow while the summer sun played in Her auburn hair as the last notes of a bright and joyous song spilled from Her smiling lips She … Continue reading

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Bibliophile…

not the fanfare of silver trumpets that accompanies her footfalls into my domain as though heaven has thrown wide its gates she arrives within my realm to the mundane clatter of creaking oak squealing hinges and the brief tinkling of … Continue reading

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Man-at-arms…

“Keep your sword arm up!” she used to shout to me from the gallery as I climbed to my feet again from the mud of the proving grounds black flies buzzing a taunt at my ears The horse in the … Continue reading

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Chevalier….

I wonder,  Sir Knight at your skill in a fight if you wield your blade with great courage? How your balance is firm and your countenance stern and if you fell countless foes with a flourish? Is your horsemanship strong? … Continue reading

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Choices…

as water can be found far beneath dry land so too can evil spring from a trusted hand likewise, good from evil, unmade is a flower that was nurtured in a driving rain  

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The Talisman…

He sleeps and I keep watch at my post tangled in his arms in the small hours of the night by tooth or claw no evil can harm him and when comes the day that I am relieved from my … Continue reading

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Yggdrasil…

His life this whole grande existence spreading out the great boughs of the choices he has made his wants and needs are buried far under the soil at the roots watered with blood and tears to produce this arboreal icon … Continue reading

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