oh Lady Lambent– a poem

bear me to glorybare me to sinbear me to firebereave me of kin show me the ripplesof stones yet unthrownshow me the madnesswhere I can’t atoneshow me the pyreshow me the horrorshow me the lustand dread, my restorer guide me by radianceon hellfire nightsveil me by umbrafrom heaven’s cruel lightdevilry’s virtueand sainthood’s profaneand devilry’s maliceand […]

Unlit Branches — A Poem

All the unlit branches of many a treeboiled up from the oceans under old Galileeand all the inverse towersof all the haughty kingswere broken on the backsof the ancient angels’ ringsThe songs of revelation soared up high past all the starspast the zenithpast the nadirpast the broken gates ajar Ripples reached the non-ears of the […]

I Was Told I Might Annoy You: A Poem

(This is my other “most personal poem ever.” It represents my best effort at the time to fully express what it’s like living with Autism, and all the other psychological foibles I’ve developed through my life experiences.) I was told I might annoy you By North I begin confusing you. I’ve talked myself down a winding […]