Several faces sewed on, One atop the other, It’s strange how the seams don’t show Even though I’m straining under the spotlight’s glow. But they have to stay on, These faces, some that would make you cry Some that entertain you, Some that pain you, For if they don’t, I know I will be gone, … Continue reading The Actor
Faces dwindle into dots As pages fly past Are you looking back at me From somewhere near the horizon? You slipped back slowly From center stage to dark aisles, Obscured behind the stars While I try to figure out your smile. So how is it beyond the sun? Is it darker than our darkest night? … Continue reading Beyond the Sun
In fleeting glances, we throw shadows at each other, Disguised in the white of light Around this coffee table, Shadows from yesteryears eclipse The abyss between years that have fled past; And I wonder which one of the you Is talking to which one of the me.
Their vial is empty, Drained of all they had; They hoped I would turn out the same, And as they sat around the flame I would be one of them too; Staying down, wrapped in blankets, My eyes nailed to the fire, My ears glued to their tales. But this feeling had to seep in, … Continue reading Glowing embers