The Whispering Wall

Thursday, October 23, 2008

The Sailing Ship

Sit down in the grass beside me My friend, and listen to my story, For I must sail on With the sinking sun. This meadow is the ocean With various shades of green Flitting through the grass With the overhead shadow. When I rest here, anchored, There is a spirit in the wind Which pushes me on, For the... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Beyond the Rational

The long corridors, Little courtyards, The people who lived here, And the things that were Haunt me still. Incredulous And moved beyond anything To something Deeper than a choice, Beyond the rational, The unsaid was spoken Without words, And spirits joined In unuttered bonds Like the spokes of a... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Spirit of a Tree

The wind leans over The empty field And breathes in the grass. It bends everywhere Except in one place In the middle. The long blades stand still And upright As the tree Whose spirit remains In that quiet spot. Sign in to see full entry.


There is a wellspring Rising in my mind. My senses are sharpening. Tonight I'll have a dream Whose meaning I must heed. Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, August 1, 2008

Come into my Garden

Come into my Garden Come into my garden And play with me Like a child again The trees still hoard Shady memories And events Swept up like leaves. We can pick one To get lost in Just for a while And pretend Those times have risen again. Two decades have passed Since we were children Laughing and... Sign in to see full entry.

The Moon and the Mountain

The Moon and the Mountain The moon which shines like a lantern And ripens the grain Paints pictures on the mountain. Strange patterns emerge in the grass Figures of beings And trees no longer standing While the hill itself keeps changing Sometimes getting steeper and then flatter Like a breathing... Sign in to see full entry.

Sailing into Summer

Sailing into Summer The wave has broken And we are sailing into summer Into the old town Down lanes and round corners Dark and warm is the water The lanterns hang from the wall And glow in the first light The ship is balanced It's position is upright And though there is no wind It glides well And... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, July 28, 2008

Evening Dance

Evening Dance Circles of fireflies Line an old road Like tiny twirling lamps Sign in to see full entry.

Strange Dream

Strange Dream Beautiful old wall Lining the shore With the waves splashing over And spraying everywhere. No moss grows on it Not one of the pale bricks is missing Or even crumbling. Old wall, so beautiful Wonder how long it's been there Sign in to see full entry.


Insomnia Hidden thoughts and dreams Spring into the mind And march in circles Dancing until dawn Never stopping to rest But then by some miracle I find sleep just for a while Seeking refuge In some quiet dream Of a sea in the wood With a green wave rising And for a while I'm lost In silence and... Sign in to see full entry.

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