Through Fire

In the desert under sandfalls
a black box speaks in acid tongues…

Important Places

Imprints of the last to leave
framed in the window overlooking nightfall.
Broken arches under crumbling towers
and the return of saplings taken root in memory…

Man Across the Lake

To my right rose a rocky slope, and above it and the snowy summit dominating that place. Across the lake, the forest continued, eventually dropping back toward the world from which I had come, far below, beyond sight and thought…

Seascape Skies

The air is thick with the moment before downpour
and I can already feel the weight on my shoulders…