At the Foot of Vishnu

If we are 2 believe the daily post      believe the nihilistic blue byrds And their destructive, Life-negating chirps Then we have chosen And, alas, chosen poorly     chosen 2 exalt our beastly natures And bring 2 heel our fairest Angels Lest we glimpse our blood-stained shackles Lest we count our bags of gold and yearn 4 […]

Arrogance of Love

Stuck en shards of amber, Memories and dreams [Aside.] These dayes it’s difficult to note a difference b’tween the two. To sever To cut them loose One need not be a giant One need not swing heavily the labrys One need only drink from the Virgin’s Well One need not be a rajah to boast […]

Reflections, Revelations

What hadj must you endure? What stone, dress? What horde of shades needs 2 swarm your fortress at dusk? What lover’s red garter must you carry, clinched b’tween your teeth? What lies must rust? {One-Beat Pause} What burden needs 2 be shouldered? What guilt, relinquished? What mystery must you seek And charge, keep? Woe my […]

Confession, First & Last

A boy easily distracted By the tilt of a maiden’s bustle By falling locks, a pair of legs, and A stout pint B’fore the new trend B’fore the brass totem (Bear, Wolf, Raven!) {Trumpet Blast} There was a tyme (En the long ago) When eye wallow’d en shit w/ the best of them And darkness […]

Gestalt

The loses and regrets en this Life We bravely endure w/ the perfect poise of a paladin We do not mind the hard blows 2 the gut (even when they arrive en bunches) We do not mind the sword when it is driven, hilt-deep, ento the upper thigh We do not mind the occasional port-wine […]

The Fulcrum Hymn

From the middle path, do not stray Tho’ the array of torches that ordinarily encompass you dim Burn, boy, burn! Burn & keep 2 the center Burn & be the fulcrum Burn & the balance preserve Burn & be the bless-ed brow that shines en the dark Burn & these things en heaven & earth […]