Tag: Shadow

  • Poem – The Mountains Voice We See and Do Not Hear

    Mountain of snow against the darkening sky drifts from vision and becomes the lost peak of legend. Mountain shadow swallows the valley, consuming trees and river, the last drops of light. What secrets does the mountain take from the day into the night? When the ravens fall silent, when the wind scatters, returning to its…

  • Poem – When Darkness Becomes All That We Know

    Grey infused frozen water consumes the last light before the fields darken. Distant planets follow me from dawn until dusk and a new world emerges where I have become one with beings and energy I do not understand yet make sense at levels I did not know existed. I left my field years before I…

  • Poem – Moon

    Silent clouds reveal the moon and the still water absorbs the light. Behind the moon the tree line casts shadows across our faces as we listen to distant coyote cries.

  • Poem – Across the Empty Field

    I see a shadow sitting beneath a tree. The tree does not move and the shadow is still. Many moons and suns pass before I walk across the field through snow and over rocks, littered with objects of vague significance, they continue to gather and multiply until I am no longer able to reach myself.

  • Poem – Definition

    If I say I am without boundary, how will you define me? If I say I do not hear the words you say, am I still listening? If I look eastward, whose direction is it? If I swing my arm through the air, are you the only one feeling the movement? I exist here –…

  • Poem – Untitled 2

    I saw the shadow of you Underneath an elm tree Expressionless, maybe shock Or denial, confusion Maybe not sure your Feet now touch. I quietly took the outline Of your hand into mine And we walked into the sun.