Tag Archives: sky songs

how then shall we scale this sky?

if you bend low, i can stand on your should-ers and stretch up up up on my tiptoes to reach Orion’s belt                     and fly.  ::written for poetic asides November chapbook challenge.

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tell me again about the dragons

and their embered breath , scales scar-scraping the  sky. tell me of their kind-ling songs, the twisted  wrongs of talon, tongue. whisper me their battle -blazed cry, the sacred why of tinder hearts. sigh me the cindered center of their flame, that i might  … Continue reading

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fairywren falling

the sky is calling, so i wing my way                          up               up    up to say a few words to that lonely moon. now  waxing, Icarus fooling no one, melting into cloud cover and ebony’s small still voice. twitter-pated by stars,  dot-to-dot-chalk -trying to figure out where to begin.  but sometimes you just … Continue reading

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while we wait

pleasecome, sit with me for awhile  and try to let your hate be ruined by this vast forgiving sky.  written for poetic asides November chapbook challenge

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purple diamond delirious

Quadrille #2. Come play! Play magnetic poetry here.     

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Borrowed Light

Even  After All this time The Sun never says to the Earth, “You owe me.” Look What happens With a love like that, It lights the whole sky. ― Hafiz  .. … We wonder if we’ll ever get the hang of … Continue reading

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bitter sky

Play magnetic poetry here.

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Eve’s Dropping

And that full fierce moon is rising again, untying again, setting herself loose, a balloon unstringed. She’s got a whole new helium-heck of hallowed …………………..(waning) reasons why , and those trees are setting their limbs for (l)eavesdropping, finding new space … Continue reading

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whether we write, or knot (daisy-chained phrase) we tie ourselves to moontoo soon, to storm too late. we debate ink over ocean swell. we tell ourselves the words won’t swim, fair-weathered whim will ragequit in mid-line.  we find ourselves a-dangle, participles waning. verbs complaining, tangled in theirown bright … Continue reading

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a clean slate, with your own face on

, you find yourself indigo -clad and clapping like thunder, a blur of turquoise tutu and treehouse battle scars. the earth underfoot is a song, a sigh, a silence. the sky’s got both wings and teeth, a dragon -fly in … Continue reading

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