Category Archives: Fire

Writing primarily expressing the element Fire – action, ego, creativity, passion, lust, activity.

Glory

This golden dawn Arising in precious metal The woman rides the dragon’s back Resplendent Oh, what a morning! The world holds its breath To see her in her glory Ascend In a ballgown Made of fallen starlight Weaved with with … Continue reading

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Birthing

The universe is aching Full and pregnant with possibility Birthing new worlds Far above our sight No telescope can see The celestial writhing and delight This Holy night A fecund revolution Dying stars have sacrificed Their souls to feed A … Continue reading

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Rising to the Light

He said he was rising to the light Each morning from the station Up flights of stairs to sunshine Every day he would say I’m Orpheus returning From the underworld And I will not look back I keep my life … Continue reading

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Queen

Once we were royal Our wings unfurled we flew Together All we ever knew Bloodline testament Glory of the skies Together Together we would fly Now we are hidden Wings tethered, broken hues Separated Nothing we could do World ever … Continue reading

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Lady Macbeth

This year Lady Macbeth Is less repentant Cries on cue and wails Claws the walls Draws tempests down and gails Before the ad break yet curtails Her scripted misery The lady makes such good tv The executives are truly thrilled … Continue reading

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Looking at the stars

Oscar we won’t let you down As we trail our lives Through grimy, dusty streets All our past mistakes and sins Crushed beneath our feet Knocking on doors of riches That all the world debars We’ll be looking at the … Continue reading

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Wisdom

Here is wisdom Not found within books Or utterances of aged lips Between the chimera’s smile And such ghosts that slip Trembling at Your fingertips Here is wisdom Where the one becomes the all Boundaries are cruelly torn And something … Continue reading

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Everyday Dreams

These many years the boundaries of my suburban life have held me in And I must admit some security attended such limitations I would tend my house and garden Feed family and nurture all Except me, except me I understood … Continue reading

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Salieri

I am but fortune’s fool May as well be Salieri Striving Baying at the moon While Mozart’s melodies make symphonies Of the celestial forms My fingernails dug so deep Into my own skin I bled From all the glories that … Continue reading

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For My Mother – In Memory

Keep this little light shining Honour and truth The greater questions Of the imponderable universe All those nights Speaking of the ineffable The sublime Nourish me still Give me belief And almost faith That kindness and care Still replenish this … Continue reading

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