uprooted from a sometime somewhere

on letting go | part 2 uprooted from a sometime somewhere i miss a tender wilderness that i’ve not ever (truly) known it is a place so far away that i’m not lonesome though i am alone — because — the columns of the rainforest the colors of the sky blanket all my being asContinue reading “uprooted from a sometime somewhere”

Residual | Part 6

residual | part 6 roots like veins Roots like veins: How gently they reach first; Then, not at all. Suddenly they’re shoots that call Unto the soil, the earth’s Very core. So doggedly Will not dissolve Until you know what They have done so for. I know this rhythm All too well: Overplayed song I’veContinue reading “Residual | Part 6”

Residual | Part 5

residual | part 5 ‘What if I were smiling, and running into your arms? Would you see then what I see now?’ We wait for so much beneath the embrace of fluorescent lights— Lingering is a natural state of things. It pushes us towards entropy, that slow-consuming enemy; It eats at order we desire, andContinue reading “Residual | Part 5”

Residual | Part 1

residual | part 1 joy joy: it’s a funny thing. you think at first it’s meant to burst like fireworks in the velvet sky but it looks more like a mountain stretching high, cracking the air we breathe – and it’s we who choose to stay in its midst or to leave. it’s happiness that’sContinue reading “Residual | Part 1”

Residual

residual | a brief introduction phantom limbs, and echoes, and shadows cast — these are the past.                       and can they last? perhaps, when left unseen. but what if, instead, yesterday’s a handprint? not quite a palm, no, but its same design. would you understand then thatContinue reading “Residual”