The Scryers – Mitchell David Ring (The Light is On)

Stand and speak in tongues of fire stories of the last flame in this desert world laid to ruin when the many waters receded and its fertile valleys filled with dust and sand Now dimly glows the flame as darkness comes and the winds blow bitter cold to snuff it out Melted wax pools reflectContinue reading “The Scryers – Mitchell David Ring (The Light is On)”

The Same Song – Mitchell David Ring (The Light is On)

If the message were clear then everyone would understand it and we wouldn’t have to sit here listening to the same song over and over hearing each time anew the whispers between lines the words lost amid reverberating chords music to drown out the noise and to keep us company as further we go downContinue reading “The Same Song – Mitchell David Ring (The Light is On)”

While the World Sleeps – Mitchell David Ring (The Light is On)

There’s this sensation of freefall all the time even when on long walks while the world sleeps the sky seems just to be letting go and the fall is endless down into solitude Maybe on the way down my eyes will open and just when it gets too dark to see I’ll notice the wayContinue reading “While the World Sleeps – Mitchell David Ring (The Light is On)”

Millennia – Mitchell David Ring (The Light is On)

A stirring in primeval shadows given out to dreams that fell from the sky blind eyes know only the promise of light and grasping in the shadows to find it These are they who drink from the fountain of consciousness who live and die and live again watching millennia cross the skies above this worldContinue reading “Millennia – Mitchell David Ring (The Light is On)”

Safe Harbor – Mitchell David Ring

Sails furled at the calm water bay drifting toward port as ghosts of long summer spent on seas with a will set to break us A banner torn free floats by ‘Safe harbor is a myth’ in bloody letters Still we drift on and come to that city waiting where the faces are hidden, eyesContinue reading “Safe Harbor – Mitchell David Ring”

Pilgrimage – Mitchell David Ring (The Light is On) Where walk the shades of the once-lived wraiths on pilgrimage to lands of smoke and shadow  gone over rain-starved and broken roads robed in the night sky, hooded by the moon the doors behind are left open Through to the valley of promised light down winding paths against sanity’s edge follow those voices thatContinue reading “Pilgrimage – Mitchell David Ring (The Light is On)”

Survival Charade – Mitchell David Ring (The Light is On) Eyes out of night beyond transcendence come alive in a charade before the masses black as ink waiting to tell their story to pour out and drown the reaching hands Swim away through midnight and you may survive Float over fathoms deep, kingdoms of the sun long fallen to the crushing depths and lostContinue reading “Survival Charade – Mitchell David Ring (The Light is On)”

Tallow – Mitchell David Ring Hills against the wind press on into night over the peaks and away to the last descent the sands shifting like a sighing voice a constant pleading for some refuge safe harbor from storm wall waves where the first ones came to pave the way and went down into sunken depths Do we follow?Continue reading “Tallow – Mitchell David Ring”

Like This- Mitchell David Ring It wasn’t always like this The walls used to move in the distance slow rolling thunder too far away to hear and rivers gently flowing beneath my feet Now the floods are rising and I brought the walls close around me to drown out the raging storm So I sit and wait and listenContinue reading “Like This- Mitchell David Ring”

Fall Weather Dreams – David Mitchell Ring Along a village street in fall weather dreams we float together by the light of a harvest moon Halos in the fog show us the way down a path we hope no one else knows beneath a forest ready to sleep The narrow way into something familiar like the air is drawing it outContinue reading “Fall Weather Dreams – David Mitchell Ring”