In the Wake of Tears

I loved her with all my heart, all my soul I loved her more than I loved myself I sacrificed myself for her, for us But when I could no longer live without loving myself too I choose to live instead of killing myself I found the way to loving who I am Our promise […]

Thoughts of a Dying Tree

I turned to see the tree fall in the forest. Crashing like a lake over the forest floor. The branches and leaves splashing over me. They say the falling tree may never make a sound if no one is there to hear it. It sang to me a requiem of 500 years as it fell.

When and Then

When I was born, It is said the flowers bloomed and the rains washed away the past And the days grew bright with joy. When I was young, It is said the rivers and oceans sprang to life And endless days were celebrated in my honor. When I grew old, It was said the leaves […]

Dreams are Illustrations…

My life is a dream. My life has been filled with dreams in dark, unfocused gray on black, in crystal clear technicolor with symphonic sound and lucid hyper reality upon wings of my own design. My book is filled with all these beautiful, tragic and loving illustrations. I sometimes transpose these dreams into my own reality, my art, my music, my life.

Strength of Life

What heart does not hurt that has not lost What day is not long that has no sun Searching, ever searching My soul the intrepid explorer The adventure of life Chances not taken regrettable but past Why do we not sleep the endless quest for self Why alone is not a part of our making […]

…and everything is not as it seems

Prelude: The lights seem to flicker in hazes of distant memory A smile transfixed upon faces of the dying Kind words breaking the shy silenced comfort … Run with me in these solum covered hills Where grass grows unchallenged in the light Rain calls to the moments of continued growth Nature’s healing brush upon the […]

That Which is Important

Pronunciation: \im-?p?r-t?nt, especially Southern & New England -t?nt, -d?nt\ Function: adjective Etymology: Middle English importante, from Medieval Latin important-, importans, present participle of importare to signify Marked by or indicative of significant worth or consequence : valuable in content or relationship As a child growing up in a series of affluent neighborhoods, I learned only some of things I […]