Deception

Long and heavy-hot, July-Doldrum-Days; Shag hazy thought as staggering, drunk strays; Desperation fraught in scorching-hot-rays! Instinct (not wisdom taught) seeks cool caves. Safe, in a hidden spot! As my long-lost slaves… I reclaim my thought, my icy-blue-memory saves, My present re-caught in isolation my soul craves. Rid of the fiery onslaught! By cool, blue waves… … More Deception

The Recluse (Part XIV)

“Maria! Did you see what happened? You shouldn’t be playing match-maker! Our strange neighbor isn’t even a believer and Oscar, our brother, is vulnerable!” Tony can’t wait to begin correcting his wife after the last guest leaves. Oscar’s interest in Estelle is the perfect excuse for him to vindicate his extreme separatist views. His perspective … More The Recluse (Part XIV)

THEM

What can be done about THEM? You know who I mean, those people over there who are so different from us and are messing up everything. If we can just control them somehow, or get rid of them, then things will be so much better. They don’t think right, dress right, or act right. Something … More THEM

The Choice

Jesus loves everyone yet, so few ever think to truly love Him in return. Most refuse to believe that such a man existed as the Son of God and the Son of Man. The idea seems impossible so, they downsize Jesus into a form they can relate to and understand. Prophet, teacher, a myth, philosophical … More The Choice

Isolation Splendor

Welcome! To my virtual bubble; This special place I’ve worked hard to create. It’s free from all pain and trouble! I sit, I scroll, I click, I sift, new reality I replicate! High-Definition-Photo-Shop-double, A slick profile, the Me I want to be; a duplicate. Perfection that hides all the stubble, Of the imperfect me, and … More Isolation Splendor

Under a Cold Sun

Virtual sun-shine, so brilliantly cold! Ruling the land without sympathy. Some lives don’t matter! I’m told, Rid the burden! Despise empathy! Toward the unborn, those too old… State decides whose life is worthy. Drones obliterate in sums untold. A bloodless click! A war so stealthy… Beware silent attack! Horrors behold! Non-endangered, Power’s Wealthy. By Mandate, … More Under a Cold Sun

Barren Cold Reckoning

I stand in the middle of a cold barren high desert. Winds of winter howling… Alone it seems, as I straining hear the silence exert, Power Divine! I’m cowling… In the Presence of this Holy sound my ideas dessert! All dreams flee with yowling! Whimper, return to netherworld; must die or convert! Ultimate Truth is … More Barren Cold Reckoning