Nevered

He was so rapt in yesterday He mortgaged his tomorrow, The moments all collateral Against which he could borrow But found, apace, they’d slipped away, Their fragile cords all severed — For we must “now” while there’s a now, Or else we’ll find We nevered

Imperious

She made the laws, and he could stay, or not. It was her game, and he a pawn or rook — It wasn’t quite a trap; he wasn’t caught —  But more strength than he had was what it took To change his part within her plotted book — And so he was obsequious and … Continue reading "Imperious"

That Door

If that door never opens It’s locked for good one day; And dreams, and jobs, and memories Just up and go away That door is watched here, daily. They count the times it swings: And if the number gets too low, They’re on to other things Then one day, we want choices, But all of … Continue reading "That Door"

eat the cake

time to take, thirst to slake, screw the carbs and eat the cake – garble lyrics, belt the tune, life’s a dream that ends too soon © Andriy Bezuglov | Dreamstime.com – Cake with raspberries on plate

The Old Days Cannot Hold You

The old days cannot hold you anymore. Walls once thought so forbidding disappear; Within the old life’s empty, cracked veneer Now freedom beckons through the waiting door If you keep your eyes open, you will know: This place has never meant security. There’s more to you than simple pliancy; Just take a breath And make … Continue reading "The Old Days Cannot Hold You"

The Sky Rages Red

I take each choice out one by one And weigh them for their heft: The sky, it rages red tonight And I’ve Few choices Left

Love Dichotomy

If it’s control you want, Stay out of love; Control’s the one thing You will have none of So quit your foolish games, Define your soul — You can have love Or you can have Control

What Power?

What power do you want, my friend? To change the world, or just change you? I think that I want both. Is that To much to ask? It’s what I do. What power will you have then, friend? Great wisdom, wealth or health or what? I think that I’ll have all of those. I won’t … Continue reading "What Power?"