The Subliminal Death Pose

Originally posted on Nox Canto:
We bare before the abyss with broken hearts and empty vessels and across the veil pale with reflections of mirror images solemn and without wit. Accepting sympathies with thousands of hollow ‘thank yous’ that never seem to cut into the core of how to say goodbye. Bound intimately by the…

The Czarina’s Eulogy

Originally posted on Nox Canto:
They still write about us; they don’t know why. Our memories live on through their words and song, Maybe they envied us; our glory and our wealth. Doubtful they may long for our struggles and sacrifices. ? They still talk about us, in media and in revelry. History only ever…

Shekinah the Muse

Originally posted on Nox Canto:
Inspiration is my beloved She is my honey wine of the stars And the well from which I drink She is my first love, and comes before all others To forsake her is to deny my birthright and soul All the works I conjure and channel Are called for her…

The Earth and Her Memories

Originally posted on Nox Canto:
Its been a couple busy months, but I’m back, with another gem from the vault.   These were the ancient days She said in the shades As her nerve endings reached up from the earth They were broken, dead and in hibernation In the cold November sky And her memories…

Mayim-Alif

Originally posted on Nox Canto:
The clock has struck with a ring, the distant and myriad chimes cut through the fabric of the soul, The deafening echoes ascend like shadows cast long and foreboding low. Satori quickens in mind as the flash of powdered flame, by the hour of twilight in some forgotten dream. Joy…

The Ghosts of Key West

Originally posted on Rosario D'aurum:
Cayo Hueso was known as “bone key”, as it was once an Indian burial ground. English translators renamed it Weso, for its westernmost location among other islands in its vicinity. Beyond the long drive over the new seven mile bridge, shadows of reefs, lighthouses and buoys bobbed into the…