You At The Very Center

You might not know this, but a human body falls unnaturally fast when dropped from a great height. Faster than any could move at an intentional pace. So fast that it’s actually pretty hard to identify it for what it is. It’s barely a person, and not one you could...

Why?!!

A head that has been chopped off, looks as if – for a split second at least – it knows that it has been chopped off. A sad thought to have as your last one: ‘I’ve been chopped off’. Perhaps some chopped-off heads think something completely different, but ‘I’ve been...

The Forces of Nature

I’m climbing a wall. It’s a waste of my time and energy; it would be a lot easier to just lower the wall and step over it. But it’s not like that in my world. I’ve got to go up against the forces of nature.           ...

Beer cans

I was walking past a sports field with my mother. ‘Look,’ she pointed, ‘pretty, isn’t it’. The side of the path was littered with beer cans, all of them green. There were so many of them that it wasn’t an ugly sea of litter, but more like a mosaic of...

So?

‘So…,’ I asked my husband, ‘have you got round to loving me yet?’ My husband was watching the football. They scored. With an excited ‘Yeeesss!’ in my ear, I walked back to my room in another part of the house, truly satisfied with his answer. The art of living is...

The emotional dance

Pure happiness, or  rather, an electricity that Explodes, takes flight,  spills out From an unknown place  into the deep Between the spirit and  the heart It isn’t just a simple  sequence of different  movements, But a power that unites  mind...

Sank

Once upon a time there was a man who had too many thoughts. He had so many thoughts that he didn’t know what to do with them. He piled them up until his head was...

Ways I would not mind dying, I think

1. Crushed by a chandelier2. Malfunctioning spaceship3. On stage during the final act of an opera where I play the protagonist who is supposed to die in the last act but then I die for...

ЯOЯЯIM

You look in the mirror every day, me especially, or any reflective surface for that matter. You notice the small things – how your hair is looking, the folding of your clothes. Confirming conformities in...

Poem about her

Poem about her There are a few moments in a man’s lifewhen he could go insane and he actually does. The man goes hunting,he loses his best friend,the man builds a houseand the house burns...

Snow trial

I wake up. There is a child staring at me. I can see him through the snow, lit by the streetlamp. The child picks something dark up off the ground and puts it on my...

Spring Blossom

It is Springtime. The water spider in the river looks toward the five silhouettes on the river bank. From time to time, these silhouettes flow into each other; a leg vanishing into a knee, an...

Song for a Seeker of Eden

Over the face of naked waters a nameless breath was blowing In wide wind white seeds of weakness & weightless days of realization whirled in one confused flurry A subtle hand separated light from dark...

He Has Grown Taller Than Me

Beginning to cycle faster, and feel the wind rushing against my skin and through my hair. The noise of the cars grows softer. Whenever I travel down this small street, it feels as though the...

A Contract Between Man and Boy

Parties to this agreement namely I hereinafter referred to as the boy my rapist hereinafter referred to as the man actions of this agreement namely  indecent assault hereinafter referred to as the assault location of the agreement namely a landscape in France with views of Mont Saint-Michel hereinafter referred to as the playing...