Pleasantville (a poem)

Continuing my verbless journey through May… Fire in the trees color, light, heat, ash Symbolism with intent a cocktail of confusion A sea change worlds in flux jazz afternoons blues in the night Fear of knowledge fear of youth Resistance—Pushback—Struggle—Conflict One way or another the inevitable resolution Lessons from the imagination (3 M3ay 2016)

Infatuated (A poem)

The rare poem written on my phone (so as not to disturb the cat on my lap)… Infatuated drawn from weaponry I do not know how to use My feelings pull back to avoid the inevitable conflict between their poles They cannot stretch that far without distorting something ephemeral into permanent disfigurement flaws mapped onto [...]