Don’t You Ever Give Up

Do you feel like life has let you down,when your lover shows you the gate?Do short straws come with your name engraved,do you think that’s just your fate?Were you at the airport when your ship came in,do you fear you missed last call?Is it always someone else who winsand you who drops the ball?Welldon’t give [...]

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What was That??

What was that?Was that an introduction?An interest pure and earnest,an honest glance,inquisitive,organic meeting of two minds,“agenda-less” desire to meet,a bond under construction?Or..Was that an introduction?To hormone driven blind desire,a quenchless thirstwith hunger pangs,cut to the chase in hot pursuit;details be damned, don’t hesitate,right now, let’s fuck seduction?Or .Was that an introduction?The naked harbinger revealsa hungry [...]

By | 2012-03-29T14:42:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|0 Comments

You Will Still Have Failed

"The heart is like a garden, it can grow compassion or fear,resentment or love,what seeds will you plant there?~BuddhaI don’t understand;what exactly is it, that terroristswould have us believethey are gainingthrough their actionsbesides vile notorietyand universal contempt.I just can’t imaginewhat it must be liketo capitulate one’s lifefor somethingthat flies in the faceof absolutely everythingit means to be human.Your swollen rivers [...]

By | 2012-03-29T14:40:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|0 Comments

Yes This Is Life

"I realize there's something incredibly honest about trees in winter, how they're experts at letting things go"  ~Jeffrey McDaniel  It’s springtime in River Citythe thaw tipping point has arrivedice floes the size of tennis courtswith galaxies of little moonsmeander,collide,but in the stream nevertheless.Pregnant with spring,with the sunthe holy witness,skeleton trees extol their dormant beauty,the sap [...]

By | 2012-03-29T14:37:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|0 Comments

A Question of Balance

   “You see, we cannot draw lines and compartments and refuse to budge beyond them. Sometimes you have to use your failures as stepping-stones to success. You have to maintain a fine balance between hope and despair.' He paused, considering what he had just said. 'Yes', he repeated. 'In the end, it's all a question [...]

By | 2012-03-29T14:36:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|0 Comments

I Salute These Moments

"The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love and to let it come in"~Morrie Schwartz Bittersweet experience it was saying goodnight on the phone.I sense the longing.I ride these convoluted roller coaster emotions;is that a red stop light flashing?oris that an amber caution light?Hard to tell sometimes,push, pull, stop, go,yes.... [...]

By | 2012-03-29T14:26:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|0 Comments

The Lesson is Equanimity

Distance makes the heart grow fonder...that may work for Hallmarkbut darlin’ it’s not working here.But still, a thought worth believingand that I did for quite some time.I tried to tell you many times,standing at the bridge match in hand,and let love’s breeze blow out the flicker. When clarity arrives I’m forced to seethat truth lies dormant in [...]

By | 2012-03-29T14:11:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|0 Comments

The Wait

Invisible threads are the strongest ties. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche Sometimes love is justa four-letter worduntil it reaches inclutching your desirelike a tiny bird, its heart poundingheld captive by loving hands.Friday night,am missing you already.yes, we said slow downI heard it, I said it,but my heart wasn’t listening,it still isn’t.Clock on the wall stares me down,glaring at the phoneas [...]

By | 2012-03-29T14:06:00+00:00 March 29th, 2012|0 Comments

Poetic Wanking

inebriated with the stimulation ofhis own verbosityhe masturbatesfor all the world to seehis wordsoozing unfulfilled potentialsplattered on crumpled paperor a screenas it werethe penhis phallic pridehis weapon of voicewielded with all the ferocityhis empty soul can deliverdrained yet un-satedhis mind shrivels and withdrawsuntil blind ambitionrears once morepoetic wanking Copyright © Henri Ferguson 2003All rights reserved.Author notesWriting [...]

By | 2012-03-28T18:38:00+00:00 March 28th, 2012|0 Comments

Traces of Love

"Hearts live by being wounded"  ~Oscar Wilde You are the vapor trailsengraved upon the blue vastness of my vacant heart.Traces of lonely spirits,searching soulsconvergingif onlyfor mere moments.From zero to heaven in four ‘o seven,under a full moon over Sunset House,from Amsterdam to the Allegro,the home of Blues.You are the scent of Michaelwafting seductivelythrough sultry midnight airfrom an unlit [...]

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