The Land of Enchantment

~ Once bitten, thence smitten, it’s said, but not written, in the Land of Enchantment, of New Mexico. From Tesuque, a Pueblo, to Mescalero, White Sands, which stands near Alamogordo: The Sunshine State – ‘til as of late; the Land of Enchantment, called New Mexico. Four Corners are calling, the Pecos is sprawling, and the […] Continue reading

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Song of Narbona

~ So different this New Man, The Blue Man, These Dragoons of Kearny. I see him – But he, He doesn’t see me! A New Man, This Blue Man, Pale-faced as white sand, A fraction of men, Sent here by Kearny. A Blue van Of New Men, The Blue Man new army. He comes at […] Continue reading

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Wildfire

~ A high school reunion where people trade names and stories of glories, enamors, and days of spent youth, by mistruth – The past is all changed. “But, Mary was hot! Is Mary the same?” I play fool’s dominion and give away not, that Mary and I were close in close ways; but, I went […] Continue reading

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The Head of the Monarch

~ Awake! At three o’clock in the morning, I’m trying to get my nights and days straight. There’s six hours difference twixt Paris and Corning; A night-light shines on a watch still not set. This low dose of no doze helps to forget; one hour of regress won’t help it a bit: Today will be […] Continue reading

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Myth of Cronos

~ When Cronos     Dethroned His Father from seat,   He sat at     The same spot The Pater had sat.   Ouranos, in turn,     Reverted to speech:   “Look what you’ve done,     My favorite son.   The breach you entreat Shall only repeat.   Bewrought in all wrong, […] Continue reading

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Der Üntermensch

~ Here is a story     that needs to be told: Eternal Recurrence,     gets lost in the fold.   This story begins     at the end of a war, the war we would win,     before would be more.   As spoils go to victors,     the mantle was […] Continue reading

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Many’s The Moon

~ And Sixty-Seven Ended much different,   A difference from whence it began. Ed was a cousin;    Ed was a friend;   And we never saw Edward    again.   One decade long in the life of one man, Is not so much long to the span.   But that’s where and what We […] Continue reading

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Changing of the Guard

…. She was fifteen, he, twenty-one, to me, an exceptional difference. He was just back from Nam and she had exceptional preference.   Hell! it couldn’t be wrong her being so young; besides, himself was twenty-one. Dark secrets come slowly undone.   ‘Twas the age of the Sixties, though Seventy, young; the past can not […] Continue reading

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Dos Mundos

~ In Charlottesville      there are four seasons; For Farmington,      less so.   Equidistant      more than reason; For Farmington,      more snow.   I live apart,      two separate worlds –   One, in culture,      East Coast finds; Another features      high terrains.   Of which, does Nature      or human creature, […] Continue reading

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Tales of the Tribe

~ This page of paper     these pencil prints   now on an iPad     in pixelized bits   symbolic notations     dark hieroglyphs   a meaning    a message     a hand pictograph   a sign signified     an idiot code   signs imply signals     significance   […] Continue reading

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Gone to the Bone

~ Nine-Seven-Eight     Sits on a corner, A city, a street,     Somewhere.   A high wooden fence     Surrounds The grounds:     A compound In semblance     In air.   Nine-Seven-Eight.     No one seems home. But people     Do live there, I swear!   It’s quiet,     Threadbare, And gone in the bone: […] Continue reading

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Fading Light

…. The grass shone green   and long and lean, the sunshine   made us still strong.   Each day seemed best,   one followed the rest: The light in Austin   was long.   Even the winter   the weather was warm, November   was not an exception.   The weather as such,   […] Continue reading

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Mesa Verde

~ Pueblo por Pueblo Stacked within arms To protect you, Secreto, From dangerous harms.   Some blessed by agua, Some, none at all. Pueblo poor Pueblo, Stone, in stone walls.   One year, acuerdo, Another, que no.   ¿Estuve que libre, En stanzas escriben, Que hace contigo Libre también, O este de no?   Pueblo […] Continue reading

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