Syntax

Trade you an ‘n’for a ‘v’, I saidto the moonto the sunto the birdat my window All obligedand nowmy lonely dayis lovely,lovely,lovely. (Tuesdays, I borrow from Twitter @VjknutsonArt my own.)

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Be

Service contentmentBe a vessel –giving and receivingCreate ripplesInspireBe presentPush through limitsBe bliss spreadingviral joy (I’ve started a new project: reading through old journals – mostly griping – to find new messages, new poetry.This is my first result. Image my own.)

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Pestilence

Words, like cricketsleap from my mindchirping pests whosetrajectory eludesdulled reflexes,scuttling aboutperiphery of logic Harmless, really,in the singular –cacophony of multitudesthreatening to multiplytake with themsemblance of sanity Intuit a rhythmI counsel selfto define the notes in workable phrasescapture essenceand reason message but the invadersadverse to linearitydisappear beneaththe floorboardsof my conscious mind. (Found this poem, languishing in […]

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Mischievous

I like to wear garlicwhen creating art –keeps the demonsfrom taking part Days I forgetperspective lost –whirlwind of inkquite deceptive (Tuesdays, I borrow from Twitter @VjknutsonArt my own)

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Sorcery

I didn’t steal the moon!The tone is lackadaisicalbut the sky incision bearsan uncanny resemblanceto her handiwork – evenstitches, gossamer threads-the sorceress has gone too far. (A whimsical poem borrowed from Twitter @Vjknutson.Art my own)

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Open To Healing

Open to healing –create a space for inspirationdelve into the subconscious Enter with pure intentionsignore limited capabilities –no offerings are meager – Embrace new startswith faith in ability –be spurred into action Self holds the answerscreative expression is key –no expertise required. (Open to Healing first appeared here in August, 2015. Edited for this post. […]

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Strategy

Acts of vandalismare not deserved Grime of violationdoes not wash off If change is targetthen create intrigue Highlight inequitydemonstrate alternatives Crash and burnineffective as hell. (Tuesdays, I borrow from Twitter @Vjknutson.Image my own.)

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Labour Pains

Pain circumvents our fearssqueezes relentlessly Still we proceedwithholding complaint for this is labour –a trial that harnesses depth of determinationunfathomable focus Somewhere along the processan instantaneous shift there is wonder to beholdand indescribable bliss Birth is happeningand they’ll be no going back. (Art mine)

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Magical Portal

Alternate realitiesparallell linear mindset Ego-less forays intomagical mysteries –answers secondary Float in ecstaticethereal landscapeskaleidoscopic hues Behold irrationalitya mad whirlwind of onenessconvening in momentary flash The portal’s openstep aboard –ensure your ticketis round trip. (For Eugi’s Weekly prompt: magic.This is a rewrite of a poem formerly titled: Meet You At The Station.Art my own.)

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Mermaid Dreams

Descending into the mythicalentrancedspurred byseverity ofcurrent challenge Call it fantasybut attemptingmovement isdestroying my passage I am pulling, shattering this barricadeof a life; blueprogressing:ocean bound. (Mermaid Dreams was originally written in December of 2016, two years bedridden. Only in the dreamtime was I whole and capable of overcoming. Dreams are one thing I can talk about […]

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