Presence

Inspired by my wonderful students. I am blessed. ūüôā Blueprints for time travel¬† Children's contagious laughter Surfing memory¬† Replicating novelty Presence perpetuates¬† Image taken from Pinterest  

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Metrics

Alcoholic millionaire Another fine seasoned scotch Soon returning home Bowling pins on sidewalk Unknowingly almost struck -- Addicted to scales Fluctuating through the day Sacrificing health Gravity's affirmation Identity's lethal weight -- Ten thousand follows Mindlessly preached mindfulness Business prospers Completely disconnected Grave digger attached to shovel -- Some things money can buy Possessing sugar … Continue reading Metrics

Aly and Fila- We Control The Sunlight

Inspired by We Control the Sunlight by Aly and Fila Space particles walk Synchronized by creator No longer fragmented Infinite angles Light arrives and envelops Absorbing itself¬† https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ad_eViMKuF8 Aly and Fila¬†is one of my favorite trance DJ's. Have spent so much time in a state of trance listening to their music, so in spirit of … Continue reading Aly and Fila- We Control The Sunlight

The Phoenix

Chained to the bed¬† Broken wings,¬† Blood-stained sheets,¬† Motionless and tattered¬† In the darkness¬† Praying for a piano¬† Through the roof¬† --¬† Ask and you Shall receive--¬† Under the moon's spotlight Irreplaceable flint¬† Illuminating lava ¬†in her eyes¬† Soot filling the room¬† Spies and demons incinerated¬† Her quill, like her feathers¬† Reveries, melting hearts And … Continue reading The Phoenix

Withstanding

Standstill with time¬† The light splashes¬† A nearby stream The flaps of birds Passing above¬† Below rooted¬† Deep breaths¬† No agony¬† Withstanding,¬† She peacefully endures No memory Lovers chisel their names¬† Children sack Minas Tirith¬† Selfishly using her branches¬† Innocently severing limbs¬† But roots remain growing¬† Trance inducing Embers fading¬† -- She snaps out¬† Remembering … Continue reading Withstanding

Memory

Nestled in a familiar place In the silence-- stacks Blurry pages straining my eyes Squinting so hard To keep the record skipping Decipherable yet undeciphered¬† Still, while¬† New volumes¬†recorded over Lamenting all the memory wasted¬† As storage is growing full,¬† But can't just light these files on fire¬† Even though we went Up in smoke … Continue reading Memory

Words

Words filter in, they go Others replace them, also fading Eventually They stick After arranging and re-arranging Themselves  Floating, dissipating, re-emerging  Fragmented  Put back together until  They evolve  Into destiny Separate points  Connected without touching  Enveloping unity between  Parallel dreams  Space filled-- creating This poem  Photography by Manjari Sharma

La Matadora

I found myself fidgeting I tried to resist What for? Bound so tightly In your lasso Ensnaring eyes Yet willingly I'm yanked along A mellifluous hypnotist One of many enamored cattle¬† Herded for the slaughter¬† -- A cowgirl getting what she wants In her lasso Suffocated more and more¬† A seductive smile Tattooed to all … Continue reading La Matadora