reluctant martyr…

reluctant martyr

like a hungry coyote
death’s eyes stare into your soul
burning deep and revealing
fears you’ve tried so hard to hide
fears so real you can taste them
like vinegar on a sponge

Yes, still experimenting with six line English Sijo…thanks to dVerse for the introduction to the form.

while listening to penguins…

digital decoupage cwmartin 2012

first
one
firefly
suddenly
another
and
another
soon
a hundred
perhaps
thousands
swirling in the breeze
wrapping around the moon
caressing it like a lover
sky aglow
a shooting star
from orion’s bow
pierces the night
then
the symphony
begins
owls
join
the coyote’s song
while frogs
sing bass
and i
breathe
in the beauty
of the night
and
bask in
the wonders
of
my
wingless
flight

This poem was inspired by Gabrielle Bryden’s post on November 29, 2011 where she introduced me to the Penguin Cafe Orchesta (http://www.youtube.com/watchv=NPpRJoYISSQ&feature=player_embedded)  … Listening to the music engendered the above poem…please stop by her site (http://gabriellebryden.wordpress.com/)  to feel inspired too….cheers!