A Time—Constraint of the Ego

The Ego appeared and spoke to me Saying, “I” now wish to be heard In a time that is of now—presently In a time that’s yet conquered   The Ego’s debut Appearing at hour nine For as the ninth letter is said to construe The…

#5- T (cr) ime Capsule

A new house, A new beginning, I think. New memories to make, New stories to tell. My toe hits an uprooted tile, Bending down, I look to see what that is. A little hiding place, From when the house was someone else’s home. A tin…

Swallowed Whole

Like cliffs in the distance seen through a window on an island in time What a great mystery is the rock we stand high upon in the sky Surrounded upon an ocean of waving growing green to the tallest tree With a poem in mind…

Poem Marathon #4

Do you remember, Wayne? (an epistolary from long ago) Ann WJ White When your kiss lightly touched my lips, you fled the room back to your world? You left me standing, holding my breath. Suddenly, I was aware you were gone for good, before you…

Time Slips Away – Hour 3, Prompt 3

I have so much I’m s’posed to do within a day, within an hour, within a week, a minute too. I just need to do so much each day, like get through work and clean things up a bit, as any adult does. Yet for…

Birthday

Like a paper old cocoon I have bent back the husk of another year and scuffled it open,   and only time will say if it reveals a dream or a nightmare.   J. Pratt-Walter 6/22/2019

#23 The Slow March of Time

But, of course, you know I miss you you can see me down below in an instant I am weepy just a moment left to go before all who stand above me and to all still in the show come together in my presence and…

Valley of Bones (Hour 11)

VALLEY OF BONES I have stood upon the mountain tops. I have rested upon the wings of soaring eagles, their feathers of silver and gold a celestial pillow. I have lain slain in the valley of bones, death more than a shadow – holding my…

Where There Is Light (Hour 9)

WHERE THERE IS LIGHT The constant of time is staggering, bewildering, and heartbreaking. So tonight, I will time to stop. I do not ask, I do not beg, I will it. Just for a moment. Let me sit in the stillness of a void I…

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