DESIRES

I wanted to kiss the clouds So up I went climbing Deferring the porcupine hugs of the mountain To shine like the North Star I wanted to see the ocean’s birth So I grabbed my rudders And listened to the wailings of sea gulls Cast amulets on my vain soul I wanted to be ahead… Continue reading DESIRES

THE REALISTIC DRIVE

The cock’s clarion call The sparrow’s proclamation, The gradual total overthrow of darkness Welcome morning! Light? Of hope or illusion? A twenty-four-wheeled vehicle: What a relief! It’s thundered and roared past Past to return no more Its passengers, sorrows and bitterness Conductor, disappointment Why peer into the darkness? Why sniff the bitter trail of that… Continue reading THE REALISTIC DRIVE