Breathe softly into my ear, whispering. Open my mind, my heart--show me New experiences can be fun, Dare me to life life to the fullest. Add to my burdens, lock my chains, Ground me to yourself. Energize me with your love.
I sometimes see the rainbow reflected in the storm of your eyes. Your tenderness confines me in the power dance of lies. You speak to me so sweetly as you beg for me to five. The harsh warmth of your arms suffocates to let me live.
Just, please, see me the way I really am. Many faces wear I, Almost forgetting for a moment the True Me-- The Me I keep for special occasions. Rare find, is that Me, Ever changing, ever growing; Searching for a foothold, Eager for a rest. Touch my heart and feel-- Abound in my joy, Rejoice … Continue reading Muse–1996
Jerking to a stop, Aware that someone is watching. Maybe your imagination has Escaped its bounds. Surely you wander untouched. Darkness surrounds, but not too closely. Everywhere you feel As if you belong, Never quite at home alone. Love has called to you, Yearned to be yours, Only to be ignored. Now you seek beyond … Continue reading Growing Wise–1995
Darkness shrouds our meeting place, Events so clear to me now. Just knowing this feeling can't last, Almost wishing it would. Vainly attempting to recall the circumstance Under which we met.
Standing quietly on the shore, he watches the waves roll by. The sun is rising again-- three days gone by since the longboats left this land. Winter will mark his last year as a boy, and by Spring he will sail with the others. It is in his blood. It is in his future. His … Continue reading Thorvaldr’s Song–1996
Tell me a story-- Tell me about how dragons are slain; how true love conquers all; how happily-ever-after makes everything all right. Tell me how the fairy-tale makes real life so much better to live in.
Careful smiles and cautious laughter Energize the hidden you. Learning boundaries where Rightfully you belong Instead of stumbling blindly-- Consider your place in the world.
You smile at me and I know I've done something terribly wrong. Your touch warns me and warns me well. I feel trapped by an unknown mistake and imprisoned by your will.
Snowflake patches in the air quilt the ground with cold. The moonlight glows cruelly through the night, lighting nothing but illuminating all. Shivering fiercly, I turn to you for cold, distant comfort. Your ice blue hardness pierces my soul and warms my heart to a dull thaw. Your smile frightens me.