Bathroom Meltdowns – stoner on a roller coaster Loneliness whispered to meThere’s nobody watching youNobody envying your smileNobody smiling at your tearsNobody mocking your feelingsNot a single soul belittling your fearsSo, breathe easy, hunAnd it let it beLoosen that knot in your throatAnd set your grudges freeYou can be mad, that’s okayThat boiling rage is weakening your heartPunch something if you wantContinue reading “Bathroom Meltdowns – stoner on a roller coaster”

To Get To You – House of Heart

In this dream my arms are the branches of trees and you are my nourishment. Cut me down to a boat. My spine is a sturdy keel my hair a furl of sails in the dark sky of uncertainty. A lighthouse is my only lamp the stars held captive in your hand. If the seaContinue reading “To Get To You – House of Heart”

what is quiet certainty like?

surelylife would beeasierif i couldspeakwithout questioning my voicethinkwithout examining my thoughtsactwithout wondering whatmotivatesme…everything i put forthis subject to a three dimensionalinquisitionam i rightam i wrongam i pacifyingam i blowing it alloutof proportion… attackwithout regretwithout anxietywithout a second thoughtto conquerwithoutwonderingwhy. in these stupid times we are in…my resorting to a very simple adjective for a complicatedContinue reading “what is quiet certainty like?”

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)”

Chakra – G. Paul Randall (Starfish Sutra) The Wheel Behold the wheel as motion incarnate. Inventor of the metaphor. Roundation is its pride, spokes the whispering of its ministers, its axle the secret grief. Turning until the grease dries up, then burning. A mechanism, its gears a-turning. In thinking, wheels turning, turning. Spheres of influence, around, around. Circles have no need of ground.Continue reading “Chakra – G. Paul Randall (Starfish Sutra)”

Lies We Weave – Chris Nelson

The lies we weaveHang from the ceilingsOf the roomsWe dreamed up onceUpon a timeIn nighttimes held inHands so large and warmWe never had to breathe,They hold us thereAfraid to move or breakThe cord that winds itsSilken threadAbout our limbsUntil the will to step from cornersDies and lies in silenceA shell bereft of care,And still weContinue reading “Lies We Weave – Chris Nelson”

A Little More – maxim cartography(Cartographysis)

There’s a little more, a little further and deeper,into the heart, into an apartment shower,rough, rogue and robust;someone who knowsso much refuge,the navigatingroad maps of eucalyptus splitting branches,and scroll full terrain pennedin long hands and phrases,the bathing forest, fierce and fearsome,Yes, a little lighter,like the manuscript of leaves falling and decomposing,A little more hurried,the anxiousContinue reading “A Little More – maxim cartography(Cartographysis)”

Being Ready – Vivian Zems (Smell the Coffee) Gone are the days when I’dsearch for my couragebetween heartbeatsor blindly alongthe dry walls of my mouth..sometimes pretending I’d found itThese days, I clutch iteven more tightlyeven as thunder gathers in the throatof a threatening stormand the lion fixes his gaze on meI await the winds that seekto destroy mefor they are precisely theContinue reading “Being Ready – Vivian Zems (Smell the Coffee)”

Rainbows Last Forever – Kshitij (Culled from Lucy’s Works)

You remain, forever,in little things lostand found again. You do remain, foreverin the moments past,and smiles frozen. You have, do, and will remain, foreverin your Shattered dreams andMy broken promises, like a light, little leaffallen on the dustto kiss it life, or like a gust of windmeant to blow itaway from me as wicked momentsContinue reading “Rainbows Last Forever – Kshitij (Culled from Lucy’s Works)”