Darkness Retreats

There is no bottom beneath me Life is forlorn and fallow Light bends and is swallowed whole Twelve long months of shadow — Storm after storm pummels No safe harbor in sight Winds of misfortune howl Each day requires all my might — Drifting around the drain A hand reaches thru the riptide With the … More Darkness Retreats


Light and darkness dance Locked together embracing In a world of tangled gray A street lamp provides tracing Bending the blackness Irregular lines converge Eery globs in twilight Ghostly specters emerge Turning imagery inside out High definition into bareness Beauty becomes garish Altering the mind’s awareness A silhouette elongates an image A dream defenseless to … More Shadows