Showing posts from 2013

Halcyon Days Undone

Idyllic skies color themselves in abstractly ordered hues,
poignant castings across ungraspable reaches,
to farther-offs never to be reached
to gossamery shimmers of ambivalence across dead dusty summer rays:

Late early evening speeds up;

bygones come spooling out -
distant fields of view prettier from farther away.

But, we find, we can’t stop this hasty world;
we can't bother our hasty selves with slowing down,

and the sun gets paler, gets dimmer,
           more distance,
                    and more sad:

the twilight,
like hazy magic,
as nebulous dreams come out,
and our halcyon days come undone.

Summer Ending

time antiquing time, sepia afternoons
spent chasing coppery sundowns:
I feel summer ending through cold gripping autumn nights

Summer Pre-game

Start now by saying grace,
waking up awaking sounds:
sun on pillow,
sun in heart,
sun in all you do from here on out.