The velvety, black sky Rests heavily upon the city lights He promised he'd teach me to fly Deeper, ever deeper into the night For dreams don't just last in our eyes Life was not made for the mind So kiss the moon goodbye To naught shall thee ever be consigned   Evoke

Just Fading

  Our remnants cling desperately to that tree To see one more winter turn into spring Scars cling to life that once killed me Never quite gone, it's always just fading   Carve

On the Shoulders of Our Words

We place a burden on the shoulders of our words We tell them they can create and invent An unforeseen history, an impossible age to come Or they can destroy all on which out labors are spent They can mend the cosmos and make the heavens come undone So gingerly, I set the winds upon the seas I have rent As... Continue Reading →

Only You

Searching for answers between the lines Lines in the palm of your hand Searching for the slightest sign Sign that is your heart's fervent demand I search your eyes and see it unfold Unfold like cloud shape shifting Rampant, it could never hold Hold shape: I saw my own soul searching Searching, I found only you.   Confess

Neither Here Nor There

'Tis neither here nor there For whence I set off I do not orchestrate the wind nor the sun's rays Euphonious, yet inexplicably irreverent in chase 'Tis neither here nor there From whence I came I've been told we'll understand in the by and by The cause of the earth's quake and the rock's slide... Continue Reading →

Sunrise (Feat. Traffic)

I don't want to make this too obvious or unimaginative, but I do want to remind anyone willing to take time to read this how beautiful life and the mundane are. In music, when one instrument wants to perform a solo, the rest of the band has to fall a bit into the background and... Continue Reading →

Starlets and Shrouds

'Tis a faint halo that hems in the moon A reminder that it is enslaved here, too By its own beauty, its Clair de Lune Much like the hearts it shines to woo   Are we not all but silhouette As such, 'tis only shadows we beget The shrouds that encompass each starlet Illuminate dreams and... Continue Reading →

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