Tag Archives: Death

How do you know?

Beside the recluse path a skeleton scattered through jade tangles. I want to feel something. A lament. But other feelings rise. Envy, filtered through curiosity. What thoughts cloud its mind? ~~~ Saffron butterfly leads my eyes through sun drenched mulberries … Continue reading

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Ghosts (Poems)

Mist dispersing from space to space Phantasm missing what was Traversing snow pass no footprints Last resident of castles battlements Filtering through sod and wood gazing upon his skeleton Levitating through leaf layers wrapped in blazing moonlight Forest specter ascending … Continue reading

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Gaucho (Undead) (Poems)

Desert wind scarlet dust wrapped in veiled helices shrouding hills and mesas. Wraithen gaucho and sallow horse bleached white flash ashen in the red maelstrom Desert wind lays still crimson sands unmoved record phantasmal prints left by revenant rider, eidolic … Continue reading

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Village, Skeleton and Gaucho (Fragments and poems)

The sun retreats, the moon moves in and one by one the lights in the village go out. Except for one. ~~~ The night air is quiet, the only sound to be heard comes from the graveyard. Cross legged before … Continue reading

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Skeletons (Poems)

Moonlight clearing skeletons dance around the fire Cloud of dust trails wraithen cowboys Restless skeleton emerges every twilight to look at the stars In the haze of back streets skeleton idly strums a guitar Ashen hands tracing letters on tombstone … Continue reading

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Gaucho (Undead) (Prose 3)

Night fall. Something is stirring in the village streets. A restless horse brays outside of a lit dwelling. A message of utmost importance has been crafted. Its delivery cannot wait till sun rise and the messenger must ride over the … Continue reading

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Gaucho (Undead) (Prose 2)

Its been raining. The ground is weak. Maintaining footing is hard, land slipping and collapsing under force. 3 children from the villager have gone missing. Last seen on the village outskirts villagers fear the children have wandered into the hills … Continue reading

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Gaucho (Undead) (Prose)

A villager is sick. His condition is deteriorating and adequate medical facilities are distant. Out in the street people look at each other with contorted faces and speak in hushed tones. They know it is coming. Night falls. The moon … Continue reading

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Horseman (Undead)

Death rattle skeletal rider heads for the village Wide brimmed sombrero disguises bony features (alabaster face) Ivory fingers itchy trigger action Drifting poncho flashes of hollow torso Skeleton horseman stalks the moon strewn highlands Death rattle reverberates through the hills … Continue reading

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Desert of Forever

The exact size of the desert of forever is unknown. No one has ever crossed it though, Many have tried and their remains are scattered through the desert sands. It’s as much a grave yard as a body of sand. … Continue reading

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