Author Archives: Eric

About Eric

Writer/Plumber/Poet/Father/Gentleman/Romantic

Uncharted…

I remember days of sun-burnt skin of aching cheeks stretching wide smiles across my teeth I, the proud explorer rover of the briny blue-green to find this jewel this atoll of benediction in a sea of doubt and long are … Continue reading

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Cashmere…

It’s memories such as these of smell and color a palette of warm experience textures felt with the brain emotions flaring like a steam engine the gauge needle pinned to the red pressure dictates movement her muscles contract raising her … Continue reading

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Adrift…

there used to be a way back home it was marked here on this map that’s been folded over and over for lifetimes centuries epochs I always reached a certain point in the timestream when I would look and find … Continue reading

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Summer 1982

the humidity is a hot sticky blanket wrapped around me draped over my shoulders and turning my t-shirt with the iron-on star trek: the motion picture decal to a soaking wet rag the air rushing past my face at least … Continue reading

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Caryatid…

A work of art She Standing there before me now The moonlight cast her in alabaster Of form and grace from ancient Greece She Holding aloft the crown of a temple Her hair across her chiseled shoulders spilled like a … Continue reading

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Fallacy…

We, what need have we for prayers to deaf gods and dead ideals? Why ask to see us safely home from our drunken brawls with courtesy? who better has cause for a tormented conscience than we who find solace in … Continue reading

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Armistice…

She lay still amid the gently waving wildflowers the heat of the day lifting from every dew-dropped surface the buzzing of bees retired as the crickets tuned their strings and the far horizon was trimmed in a twilight blanket in … Continue reading

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Incinerated…

rich and bright those thoughtful days of my youth when I would stare into the eyes of the sun unflinching with neither fear nor care for my eyes for what good is sight without the scenery of her form? what … Continue reading

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Sea Chanty…

I couldn’t believe his story… honestly who would? a tale of the sea told by the survivors of a storm-ravaged vessel he’d seen something out there before he was rescued half-starved and clinging to life as he was… I’d been … Continue reading

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Themysciran Gold…

She would not be contained in an instant she was up and over these muddy walls of terror like a lightning bolt of pure fury an ebony-haired Angel of Vengeance into the teeth of the guns that sprayed white-hot death … Continue reading

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