Tales of the Tribe

  Tales of the Tribe http://wp.me/p102ON-E6  Synopsis: Society creates the stories it tells itself: factual, specious, apocryphal, dishonest; by any rendition, according to Wallace Stevens, will still be a fiction.  Myth wears the clothes of its culture, will always be a social fact, and those who would eschew these basic facets of humanity, will prove […] Continue reading

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Once A Great Notion

~ There goes Dear Mary; She walks down our street. Worn out and tired; Weary and beat. She’s searching her soul, Looking down deep; Busy in forethought, The Back thoughts, she keeps. And I wonder what Mary, What Mary now thinks. Once we were young, Just busy young tarts; Mary, the others, and me. Strong […] Continue reading

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Do Immortals Suffer Their Losses?

Oh, come now, Virginia, why look so dark? Why not just smile, and be out? The day’s not so long and soon we’ll be gone, in short time, Virginia, no doubt. So what’s that you say? For me, a short stay? For you, it’s been a long while? Well, that may be true, but what […] Continue reading

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Chimera

~ A bloom of love     loses the head a minute    an hour     grows old.   One small child,     both lost in the while, the mind     a refuge    for gold.   A new moon    to slough     a cusp    overhead – Behold!    […] Continue reading

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Lie Lying

This is the place                        Where I lay my head This is still me                          This is my bed I am still here                          Long after years I still imagine       […] Continue reading

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