Category Archives: Victoria

Poems from 1991-1993 written in paradise on Vancouver Island.

Death

you cunning elusive you escape man’s frail faculties of reason but no man can escape you you are a gateway but to where? oblivion? you separate us divide us from or mortal structure carrying our spirits away you come whenever … Continue reading

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Precious Jewel

to live and to die are precious gifts for our immortal spirits cast into flesh and bone for the spectator a marvel or a separation lonesome is the journey of one’s soul you once beheld a precious jewel a brilliant … Continue reading

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Verbal Frustration

oh inadequate speech oh brain forlorn!!! damnable twisted tongue and cowardly heart I desire and yet I fear I want and I dissuade I need and I taunt myself I laugh and I cry in my folly I speak and … Continue reading

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Unwind

in a moment under some spell in the seductive      darkness I was cast woven as it were by two distinct threads in that cast, my state of construction You breathed life into me brought me to be now I’m … Continue reading

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Time and Place

a time a place a moment I can no longer find a face that haunts me a name that eludes me in about a mere second in which your glance lasted when you slowly turned away and I with wonder … Continue reading

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The Eagle

looked into the morning    blue sky eagle soaring reaching high little boy with wonder in    his eye “I will join you        I will try” young man hunting in the afternoon sun saw an eagle high in a … Continue reading

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Sweet Dead Roses

sweet dead roses blackened withered death on the fringe an outward sign of an inward fate bittersweet fragrance is all that remains death’s deft touch rotted your beauty stripped your petals leaving your flourish like a distant echo on a … Continue reading

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