Of the bounty of life I see nothing quite clear — Looking beyond great seas and mountains There’s just one thing I hold dear — In this cult of death It isn’t life we savor — Salivating and straining for Only what lies later — The taste of strawberries holds for […]
Why must this god be So unrepentant cruel? Does he only mirror those In whose eyes he is beheld? What kind of god then is a mirror — Existing only in adherents’ hate? What a small and sorrowful thing Collectively they create.
When the snows recede and daylight takes its due And the frosty soil warms, opening, fertility renewed. Eostre some will call — Ostara, goddess spring But even she will tell you, she’s not quite what they think. The festivals are ancient, the fresh life born anew Out of long cold winter, dark nights, […]
They tell me “Smile more.” I’m inclined to say, “Fuck you. My face isn’t for you.
Craving on this city corner A mouthful of good soup — The things they’ll make you do. Shivering and craving — It’s not the gambling that’s the sin. A closer look and see Look too hard and you’ll certainly be sick. That girl was lonely in the mall Wearing blush and practicing a […]
I followed my gods When they took to the wing On a pilgrimage long — 9 month To the day. Like homecoming would be A birth a new — And in the meantime I’d follow the gods Coursing with ancestors in my veins Out to the snowy fields. Beat my breast And fog my breath […]
He’s married. She’s beautiful. I’m in love And doing well. There’s a dozen rooms In my bursting heart Where I can live And share a room with him Another with her And yet another with Another lifelong partner. Our paths as intertwined And asymmetric As Nordic knots on old-worn stones Our fates laid […]