Word Play

Poetry Friday

THE ARMY OF TRUTH Words? Those sounds the world despises.       Words in poems? Even more to be disdained! Ah, how feeble are your powers       to defend all the truth that man denies! Thunder crack and lightning flash       at its presence! Hosts of angels should come swooping down from heaven to the rescue       far and wide […]

Cycling

2009 Ride #52

View Ascent activity on 22-Dec-09 at 01:22PM in a larger map Today was not Arizona weather … cold (mid 50s) and overcast from the get-go, and about 5 miles in it started lightly raining on me. When the lightning cracked immediately overhead about 5 minutes later, I decided it was time to tuck tail and […]

Word Play

Poetry Friday

AND YOU THOUGHT YOU WERE THE ONLY ONE Someone waits at my door. Because he is      dead he has time but I have my secrets—      this is what separates us from the dead. See, I could order take-out or climb down the fire escape, so it’s not as though he      is keeping […]

Word Play

Poetry Friday

Thursday’s early morning storm provides the inspiration for this week’s edition of Poetry Friday. Spring Snow   A spring snow coincides with plum blossoms. In a month, you will forget, then remember when nine ravens perched in the elm sway in wind. I will remember when I brake to a stop, and a hubcap rolls […]

Music Word Play

Video Poetry (part fire)

ALKALINE TRIO – BURN There’s a lightning storm each and every night Crashing inside you like motorbikes We toss and turn, sleep so loud Grind the teeth in our empty mouths Our empty There’s a forest fire burning bright Spreading quickly towards our last rights Nowhere to run, pointless to hide Just lay there and […]