Category Archives: Air

Writing primarily expressing the element Air – thoughts, belief, theory, philosophy, satire and science.

Journey

Each year it turns This ancient world My boat is tilted Toward the moon’s hopeful light There is land in sight And there is comfort This good night I am aging Like the wood Of this sturdy boat My bones … Continue reading

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Confused

I’m confused Can you see? Can you decipher Easily? Can you help Please help me? I’m distorted On my face No linearity No safe place I’m pathetic A disgrace Normal service Will resume There’s no need To auto-tune I’ll return … Continue reading

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Angel Part Two

She wept when she fell All these stories she could tell Black winged descent Into the solitude The separation That is hell She covered her face No mercy to embrace Fallen creature Perfect avatar For humanity For our race There … Continue reading

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Angel Part One

She was blistering white Heaven’s finest We trembled at her sight And yet her beauty Illuminated the night So stellar, so bright Her power cascaded Across our unredeemed shore She gave us her mercy We clamoured for more Her silvery … Continue reading

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Entering

Entering from the very end The follower plays chess On empty boards And runs down forest pathways To unreachable lights The ferryman is laughing In this good but darkened night And the clowns are crying At the parties We dismiss … Continue reading

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Let Me Fly

In these moments Let me try I can reach this If I try I am grateful I’m alive Feel it rushing Through my soul Deep yet weightless Torn yet whole I’m the rock That learned to roll In this blessing … Continue reading

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Moontide

Awaiting the waning moon This lost sea-shore At the last moments Of earthly time We counted the pebbles As if in their number Some final revelation Of heavenly design Would save us just in time, just in time Silvery and … Continue reading

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Butterfly Ring

I recall she wore A butterfly ring And she painted her eyes Like butterfly wings She spoke of lost innocence And all that it brings Her transformation early Her butterfly ring A child not a child So not anything A … Continue reading

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A Cat May Dream

Even a cat may dream Perhaps especially this feline Slinky purveyor of the night Can climb to the highest point And taunt the stars Spread out like a banquet For its fastidious palate Hanging the moon Out to dry Even … Continue reading

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Catch My Dreams

Catch my dreams They float far too high For my reach Make them sweet The night is too dark I’m afraid Golden warmth Caught in your sweet net Guide me home (c) Helen Valentina 2017

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