Archive for August 30, 2015


walking through the crowd …

alone
not lonely

traversing oceans
skipping mountains

tugged by beckoning smiles

absorbed along
endless miles

seeking strands of hope
loosely strung

untying the noose
where desolation once hung

while
scribbling verses unfathomably obtuse

discarding meter and rhyme

frantically
chasing ever-fleeing time

knowing
my moulting skin
is all that i have to lose

while still
walking through the crowd

alone
not lonely

an outsider

always
seeking peace
within

ever hopeful
of gentler days

when
healing may begin

soothing the soul

casting off leaden  weight

of so much that has in tne past,

past

deciphering silence …

you and i

shielded by silence
barred from ourselves
insured against feelings

exiled hearts
building ramparts

a berlin wall
that may fall

so my friend
lay your head
upon my chest

and let my fingers
run through your hair

lulling you gently
to rest

life is far too short anyway
to squander even a day

so rest
my friend

rest

and lay your head
upon my chest

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