Daydreaming of Travel During a Global Pandemic

Memories of past travel adventures might be our best refuge during critical quarantine hours. Boredom, anxiety, fear. This is not the ideal cocktail of emotions we want to be sipping when it comes to getting comfortable with Covid-19 quarantine. This particular cocktail doesn’t come with a straw, or a colorful umbrella, nor is it servedContinue reading “Daydreaming of Travel During a Global Pandemic”

Mercy

As dawn breaks over another day of uncertainty silent comes the moth unbidden from the cornered shadows of my bedroom frantic wings flee the dark. I see not an intruder but a fateful refugee perhaps sent to probe the virtuous nature of a heart flush with fortune. I cup my hands gently around the winged creatureContinue reading “Mercy”

The Verisimilitudes of Fools

  The Verisimilitudes of Fools Whose court jester are you? Stricken by catastrophe impoverished, our hearts hunger, though small imaginations flounder beside the appearance of truth. Blinded by the allure of false reason, the sacred becomes obscured apathy takes its turn on the wheel driving fevered dreams over fallow fields harvesting nothing but the dying chorus ofContinue reading “The Verisimilitudes of Fools”

You will not be trusted

Photo by Daniel van den Berg on Unsplash You will not be trusted The gilded heart of a poet historically rife with treacherous romantic notions spilling blood colored secrets onto pages whipping hearts into frenzied gasps and hand-wringing rages from towers on high Oh how you deceive us for the sake of what — Truth? which isContinue reading “You will not be trusted”