Saturday, October 30, 2010

Dharma, 1.

Come walking so to kiss this
Plain and pliant mouth.
Don't think more about,
The second guessing of the self.

Jump in mirrored puddles,
Cup your hands and drink,
Let go the hold on all of those
Unnecessary instincts.

Lend me your fingertips,
To place against these fuller lips,
The air has touched them cold and crisp and clear...

Give me the feeling of your face,
To blend in all this open space,
My hands seek gently,
Tangles in your hair.

I wouldn't be so blind
As to keep my eyes
Looking away.

I'd spread my arms and lift them,
Open windows you could drift in,
Stay smiling silent,
Still in words,
We needn't say.

Beautiful man,
Let's be naked under streetlamps.

Beautiful woman,
Bare and anything but innocent.

Still dancing with her hair wild,
Wading in the river's side,
Singing out "There's no such thing as time... "

So we drop all expectations,
Brave to strip and dive in,
The water wide, pregnant
With everything.

We swim out to the deep end,
Lay limp beneath the surface,
And float there, warm as children,
I learn to breathe herein.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Square Hot Air Balloon.

Don't want so much so fast,
Take it easy, take a breath,
More is an addiction that can't last.

Something happens to the child, content and entertained,
Growing smaller in a body getting older.
How strange, how suddenly,
It starves itself by looking further...

Sweet Passion Pressure
Never got the heart to better,
Just made it twisted up and under.
So fit me in a box of gray,
And watch the wind blow me away...

Or was it you who floated out to sea,
While watching clouds you thought were me,
Drift by with no apology?
Perspective straightens things.

Don't want so bad to know me,
You'll miss out on who I am,
Just a character in stories
Written in a flourished hand,
Who's prophecy, who's cross to carry,
Can you draw a line? No?
Erase it all and right and wrong
Will cease to cloud your mind.

That's where to find me.