sing in the blues

bleached out sky / a lackluster grey / no ambition for paler shades / still winds / uninspired / hold lifeless clouds / heavy and tired / …

in between

out here / on the edge / the dream tugs / wanting its due / visions spiral / caressing thought / waves crash upon the veil / pushing / pu…

sand and smoke

tattered sails / and ferris wheels / they shot horses on the beach / unafraid of their freightened screams / lovers kissed among the flame…

baggage

it was never just / you and me / adrift / all those ghosts / lashed to the bedposts / drowning in empathy / the chrysalis was shattered / b…

Seven

from the seventh crown / it came / bone cold / and searing flame / scattering / the bonsai leaves / shattering / the indigo eye / pieces r…

change , chance,and circumstance

change is / but an echo of the past / full moons and amulets / runes scattered in the grass / calling for divinity / the trinity of man /…

if

if i gave you a song / would you sing it / eyes closed / to hear the words / like pearls / hung ’round your neck / catching the ligh…

tabula rasa

the smoke of you / curls past my page / i breathe / spring rain and laughter / a quiet strength / to weaken knees / wandering in the wonder…

the wheel

sunrise / civilized man / sees the shadow / and the wheel keeps turning / watch it run / rabbit from the snare / unaware / the trap lies a…

blink

on an emerald hill / the quiet gathers / looking for a sound / blades of grass / arch their backs / casting shadows on the ground / cool cu…

reclamation

and the rainbow serpent / sang from the mist / guiding the ship’s sail in / fog filled anthems / rose in drifts / one voice / amid th…

more

a breath away from divinity / miles away from hope / floating down / into the quiet / slip knots hold the rope / half opened eyes / seek th…

astral tapping

here on the fringe / things unravel / threads of time bound to travel / cells collide and worlds divide / chasms open / to the sky / slip t…

flux

thick mud runs / where red should reign / upon the thrones of old / forgotten crowns / lie in silence / no hearing for the fold / empty ges…

fools play

she follows insincerity / confuses illusions / haunting the lightened path / steps softly intruding / eluding / knowledge of the way / tree…

no air

all tied up / in ribbons of shame / raw edges frayed with age / green eyed raven / plucks out the red / to feather a nest of rage / high in…

duality

who roams these halls / where walls lay rotting / in sacramental tears / precognition of dark ways / man should not know / for fears / …

burn

you come and go / at your leisure / as pain / engulfs the pleasure / the softest blow / finds the embers / buried deep beneath the ash / b…

renewal

stepping off a cloud / onto a moonbeam / voices in the air / recall the tome / saphire eyes / search jaded lies / seeking signs of home / …

change

the calling of birds / brings a smile to my footsteps / rustle of pasts turning green / liquid gold creeps / unseen among the shades / br…

endings

put no head stone / on my grave / for no one / will abide / to bargain with the gods / a devil’s ride / without a story / the plot is…

missing the mark

climbing up the valley / i found you in the clouds / solid air / alive with daggers / sharp and thin / unforgiving / blades of truth / cas…

night flight

on the feathered back / of liquid night / so black the stars turn blue / bladed wings slice the silence / crimson wounds of movement / run …

bare trees

gray is the day / icey barren fingers / ache to touch the sun / shadows quiver / from work undone / breathless winds hover / reticent to b…

stasis

brittle air shatters / raining sky upon the fields / where hope lies / scattered amongst the reeds / barren furrows of compassion / hardene…

release

hear the rustle waiting in the scrub / out there in the dark / bone cold fingers snaring entrails / wanting more than blood / thirsty for t…

ripples in the weave

red panther in the black of night / eyes the colour of fire / jaguar in the pillared jungle / mucking in the mire / both aware / both beli…

time and chance

thunder in the foothills / awakes the roots run deep / summoning the ancients / back from transient sleep / charging blood to fill the holl…

sssleep

ceiling shadows / telling stories / quiet voices of the room / dripping shy serenity / while surrendering to the gloom / sullied shades fi…

steps

crossing paths / are magic places / the alchemy of spirit / seeks the light within / familiar faces / reaching out / in passing / time / t…

in the end

in the end / it will be screams / out of your nightmares / into their dreams / on this hallowed eve / they come / celebrated / minions of …

stay

are you staying the night / has a new complexion / anticipation and desire / was a smokey request / anxious breaths / now sting the air / a…

other days

every river you try to cry / seeps into the sand / full of woe / endless and dry / face the days one by one / counting all the grains / wat…

ravenous

eating flesh / from inside out / finding pathways / to hidden truths / memories of the future / pasts bound by youth / ancient voices chan…

howl

a pounding in the temples / all sounds remain inside / heart beats summon thunder / lightning strikes the eye / caught in silent wonder / t…

setting sail

the horizon tips / a wide brimmed hat / to sails out of the past / heading home to capture / majik that was cast / out among the dragons / …

smoke signals

barren and shameless / drift to the abys / an oubliette of painted windows / conjure the serpent’s hiss / jagged edges / lure virgin …

the call

missing the sound of chimes / hanging round within / kissing the night air / with blood red lips / calling out to distant hills / pristine …

here

here in the dark / thoughts of you / invade me / shades before my eyes / fingers touch / bringing you closer / to lay you down / here in …

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