My Temporary Home

An explosion of color from earth’s palette; its artist created beautiful elaborate painted landscapes. Steeped in history, both honorific and horrible; past and present co-existing. Teaching and learning. Arizonians cactus-tough, earth-wise; yet, gentle and...

GateKeeper

GateKeeper, GateKeeper, guardian of the door – Let me pass through – back to Nevermore. Keeper of the Secrets lend me the key. I need to find, to know – the real me. Time Master, set me free – let me go – to fly ‘twixt and...

Melody Of War

CAUTION: DISTURBING CONTENT! The conductor’s hands work feverishly as more components blend into the hideous melody. Slowly, the crescendo builds. As it does, the cloud forms over the earth, waiting… Waiting for the note to signify the apex of the concerto...

Planet Earth

Stars shining bright eternally optimistic – or perhaps uncaring – twinkling incessantly. Waves bashing to and fro – never tiring – sometimes with vengeance. Sun spreading heat – rays seek all. Growth and death rolled into one. Moon waxing...

Self-Proclaimed Princess

Her illusions jumble her vision; reality just out of reach. He self-induced ignorance, a cocoon of protection. Her thoughts seem to be “others WILL take care of me!” Self-appointed princess, sitting atop her cloud throne, dictating her wants to a...