Rains Descend

Rains descend upon my head The sky grows dark and chill The rush surround my mind and soul To freeze my halting will Clouds move o’er the dawning sun And halt the marching light My vision dims throughout the morn And shrinks into the night Fogs envelope mind and frame The world becomes a haze …

Silence Screams

Silence wades in somber seas Lonely in the darkened wood Floating in a world of dancing grass Soaring through the cloudy skies Silence screams within the darkened mind (featured image source)

Easter Sonnet

Within the blackness of the night His body lies at rest Alone within His catacomb, amidst the quiet chill His skin is pale and bled of life, no air’s within His chest He lies in state, forsook by God, within the lonely hill She weeps within the waning night, alone before the morn When death …

The Dusk of Night

I find myself within the dusk of night Where ghouls and shadows flit around my head Spitting words of hopeless paths and tired treads Pressing under me, the weight of darkness’ might In the midst of shadowed storms I seek the light Trying to remember words of hope I’ve heard and read Holding onto sanity …

The Epochs’ Sentinel

Proudly stands the ancient Rock, the epoch’s sentinel Resolute upon the running fields Once home to primal, angry mangonels And men of arms with glinting claimhte and clashing shields Where prayers were said in whispers and in hallowed song Where worship rose a scented smoke upon the lifting breeze Where stones have stood through seasons …

She Calls to Me

She calls to me. The fair island.   Her fragrant scent, so sweet, so full of death and growth, flows o'er the oceans vast that stretch so tautly on our mother's swollen womb with dark and melancholy histories distending in a body's sullen soul by resonating peals; a paradox, a pox of reeling brews that ply …

So Cry the Rocks

The sun’s propelled in warming, flowing waves The land is bathed in streams of fresh delight Its praise unites in brightly wooded naves The hills rejoice to bask amongst the cooling light The grasses dance a lusty jig atop the sighing earth The mountains stand as bastions tall in stoic might The varied beasts and …