Archive for April, 2017

Bitter Light

It lays
Alone forgotten
As vague dreads
Half formed shames
Vomit soaked rags
Last nights remnants
Shifting recollections
Beer, shots driven bass
Time expands shifts drifts
Crystal clarity fragment blurs
Rolling floor tacky tables
Moment as balance flees
Drunken lechery
Impotent desires
Transient words
Dawns bitter light


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I envisaged you in rain
All about you cascades
Your gown slick to your body
Lighting sparks your eyes
Torrents obscure you
Solitary you turn to me
Rain cannot hide your tears
Thunder accents fears
Light shattered illusions
Midnights storms
Sleepless alone

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It laid huddled chilled covered
Supping power against night
Wind, sun, hydrocarbon fumes
Lights closed empty roar
White gives way to brown greens
Days chase night domain
Dreams away
Sluggishly waken
Stuttered throaty growl
Hesitantly gears mesh
Power rolls on

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Passing Time

One day it will stop
The rise and fall of your chest
Watching sleep enfold you
Somber night thoughts alone
Small still sleepless moments
Your eyes chase hidden sights
Deeply lost edges soften
Lightning trace blinks
Thunder catch fears
Lonely forebodings
Soft ticks passing time

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Morning light tears my eyes
Dawn begs forgetting
Stay dogs barking howls
Chase away sleep regrets
Sullen day torpid shower
Long drawn sigh
Scotch beckons

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