I see but only barely, I hear, but just in part, I do not reach for you, because We’re meant to be apart. I think I know the future, And it will get here, at last: Let’s just hope, when it arrives It’s not chained to The past
I think of her that last, long winter: How it was supposed to be — Walking down that lonesome valley Past the fence, and tree lines — But you — you never knew her, did you? Eyes that laughed at simple things, The ludicrous, the painful (sometimes) Even getting old — How many roads within … Continue reading "Last, Long Winter"
when pattern’s obscure it can help shifting your light source
An isolated family Upon a distant hill, The springtime of a reckoning, Renewal of a will Together in their loneliness, Apart in their distress, The sunlight finds them reaching out And sharing Blessedness
It’s just so hard to understand When grass is tall and views are scarce: The great unknown is so unplanned And yet she has the same old cares — Or forms of them, a little bit: How far away the recent past Seems now, when she might think of it, But she has time to … Continue reading "Lonely Flowers – 3"
Most of day, he sits in shadow, Most of night, he dwells on dreams; Maybe there’s a somewhere meadow, But that’s not his life it seems No new thing, this isolation: He knows what to be, and do — When you live upon the mountain, Loneliness comes with The view
Let the ones who know be known, Let the news be close and thin — Lonely flowers still must grow, Sunlight still needs taking in — She needs company at times, Roots that stretch must drink in deep: Lonely flowers still must grow With such contact as They keep
(between these two parentheses, I close my eyes and hear the sound of waves beneath a summer breeze, and my friends laughing, townward bound, but me — I stay to watch the night reveal a thousand mysteries, and hold what I love best most tight between these two … Continue reading ""
Trapped within the tents of our experience, We see the same stars But don’t associate them with The same smell of wet canvas, Pine trees and Distant wood smoke