A nod to Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Young Goodman Brown” “Usurp” Maybe it’s time I see darkness Fall in the middle of the thick and the deep Maybe it’s time I be tamed By the primal instinct in me Hushed by the woods I see Faith Tied in ribbons and spinning the forest floor Then, surrounded by […]

A Bend of Magic

“I must have flowers, always, and always.” Claude Monet “A Bend of Magic” Stirred by sound and the unsettled pond A lotus took one look at itself for the first time How it knew of its own reflection is a deeper Mystery locked beneath the changeless mire In-between the whispers of heather and tangled in […]