Category Archives: Poetry

Paradise Is

Written Feb. 26, 1992. Paradise is      space           to grow           to expand           to soar                like a bird      wind           in my hair           in my wings           in my sails                pushing me along the sea Paradise is      the warmth           of the sun                caressing my skin                     gently      freedom to be           anything I want                including nothing […]

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Modern Day Prometheus

Written Feb. 24, 1992. High upon a mountain my heart waits for you chained to a rock      like Faye awaiting Kong Then they come picking and rending pieces of my heart They fly away      like vultures      with bits of Promethean liver      hanging from their mouths I endure      For how can […]

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Wanting

This poem was an experiment … pushing my comfort level with expressing sexual desire. It was written February 20, 1991. Let my lips enfold you      like petals about the stamen Let my hand caress you      like the ocean           caresses the shore Let my eye behold you      more beautiful than a […]

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Vampire

This poem was written February 8, 1991. A soul tormented filled with desire he cannot fulfill Filled with love he cannot express for in that moment when the teeth pierce the life flow and in a wave of passion      pain           and fear he destroys that which he love      and desires […]

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Perfect Boyfriend

Written February 28, 1991. Be my daddy      and take care of me Be my lover      and love me Be my brother      Be my friend           Be my everything Let me be who I am      Who I want to be      and tell me what to do Set me free      and chain me […]

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The Deep

Written in 1983. You see an apple. I see knowledge of a million years. You see a circle. I see life, death and rebirth. Why do two people see so differently? What makes one person see surface, while another sees depth? May this be a reason for war? Which insight […]

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