On Writing

Poem 154 – Through This & The Joy of Editing TONIGHT!

Through this my heart is this:tectonic to yoursthe swollen pressureof loving youreturned in this lifetimeoh how ancient our desirehow thorough our devotionthis know: constant storms ofblissful starlight spreading heat on this morning’s tentative turn from the darkI hold you through the shift in timerepeat my promises in whispered hymnsremind us that each time we quake… Continue reading Poem 154 – Through This & The Joy of Editing TONIGHT!

On Writing

Poem 145 – Stonefish & The Joy of Editing

StonefishSynaceai verracosa Completely camouflaged among coral & reefthis aqua monster waitswith thirteen spines each chunk a precise needlenestled between sacks of lethal venomall it takes is a little pressure for the poison to release A murderer?A sadist?Nay, an ambush predator born to protect its gnarly self What is the lesson here?Tread lightly in shallow waters… Continue reading Poem 145 – Stonefish & The Joy of Editing