Random Thoughts in 5-7-5

Random Thoughts Tell of the journey, one born of strife where life comes despite the long drought Speak of the cycle, lines in the sand where we stand we’ll go no further Listen to the stones learn the still source of all life mind clear as clean glass Warble ’bout atoms we’re made of stardust and light each of us precious Sing of surprises make objects of dreams, hold tight so they flower full. Present words that shine Hold the water that transforms splash yourself with hope Ease your arms open fly, aim for the stars that fell they created you Goad bottom feeders … Continue reading Random Thoughts in 5-7-5

Some Kind of Monster

We check for monsters. Under the bed, we saw eyes– our eyes reflected. Our monstrousness caught– visible in mirror shard– trapped under our skin. Hold your cross up dear, whisper prayers, “deliver us–” our evil’s within. Cross glows, burns our hands– drop it, spin as it falls down, lands on mirror shards. Seven years’ bad luck, blood drips down hands from the blow– shattered mirror mocks. Caught sanity’s flash, fired like gunshots in the dark but missed its target. Monster within laughs, extends its claws to snuff out– the good in us, gone. Luke Skywalker lied. Light saber cold in our hands We’re … Continue reading Some Kind of Monster