Snakes at My Door

A preacher dominatessix o’clock newsmegaphone voicecommanding protestmask-less hordes roar A young repairmanoffs his mask with distasteclaims it’s all a hoax,the cure is withhelda ploy to control –read it on the internet. A friend whose wisdomand words have inspiredconfesses she’ll not acceptvaccination, as her lifeis in God’s hands. And from behind a curtainof despair, I observeas […]

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Heed the Warnings

Legends surface graze at river’s edge nuzzle our consciousness Ancient prophecies born of primal instincts Crow’s caw a warning Spirit speaks calls us to witness to record this passage The predator at our doorsteps phantom fierce Targets indiscriminately threatens the cherished sleeps with one eye open Now is not the time to freeze neither distraction, […]

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A COVID-19 Easter

The clouds donned a veil today robins foraged on thirsty ground while a trio of doves swept by Of course, that’s poetic nonsense – an attempt at finding beauty in what is really a grey reality. Nations hunker in against the threat and Easter morning arrived without the fanfare of egg hunts or children’s raised […]

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