Anticipation

Weaving a web of intricate design Over air A spider frames space; Under shadows, a cat stalks his prey. Watching the night We wait Soon the sky will speak. A cricket chirps and the silence sings; Near the moon a moth flicks its wings As gauze of Selena drifts over earth Smiling Phoebus reclines on … More Anticipation

Time & Timelessness

Thoughts central to Shakespeare’s sonnets are beauty, procreation, nature and time. Personal beauty overcomes the ravages of time by procreation, “Die single and thy image dies with thee.”(sonnet 3) “For never-resting time leads summer on/To hideous winter and confounds him there;”(Sonnet 5) In the twentieth century T.S. Elliot sees time as a static mental construct, … More Time & Timelessness

Enchantment

The spell that clears the mind Draws the dreamer back Earthward, sun-sprayed Defined by brick and leaf And the veil they make i’ the sun In the hush as grass waves; And all that’s disregarded returns From under the shadow of forgetfulness.