Category: poetry

Shamanic Wandering

July 5th, 2008

Shadows fall on the ground Draw dark lines Across the children’s faces Like tribal markings of holy men Who crouch over a fire Stirring worries And thick magic Into a spewing bubbling pool Of liquid lava. Their eyes flash like fireflies In the darkness And draw out the spirits of the dead From the leaf […]

Enchantment

June 26th, 2008

Like a cocoon of silk Wrapped in jewels Her hair Wisped in the wind A shell curled round a string Like a forgotten thing A talisman Of ancient wonderings

Platinum Waves

April 11th, 2008

The platinum waves curl in, crash and crumble. A fleck of spray lands on my lip, (the Earth’s spittle). Wind blows my hair into a frenzy. Can you feel it, Little Bean? Feel the tide rocking, the stones humming. From the safety of your cell, your shell, Can you feel it?

Inspired by ‘The Journey’ by Mary Oliver

March 11th, 2008

The road full of fallen branches and stones. Bare skin of toes Pierced by jagged shards of wood and flint. Though the wind pried with its stiff fingers that clawed at my throat, threw my hair up to the sky, howled down the canals of my ears, I walked on. Steady purpose burning between my […]

She waited

February 2nd, 2008

She waited. As one can only do when one is alone and quiet. Waited for a story to come, for the last shrill tear of the seagull’s call. Waited for the final shred of warmth from the autumn sun’s rays. In the silent, stirring, yearning depths of herself an unheard song like a hushed whisper […]

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