On the trail of tearful dreamsBuffalo returnedAnd sacred waters ran pureBut those dreams were burned. Yearn for the sublimeFor the rainbow’s paths were trueOnce upon a time.
Words dangled helplessly aloneAs letters stranded on an unfinished game of hangmanUnhinged rusty trapdoor dropsRoyally flushed into broken clock oblivionRevisited but once in a lifetimeBy the Queen of HeartsCarrying grocery bagged oodles of snacksFor empty […]
The story of a woman I was bornThat much I do knowThey tell me I was a boyYes, from the moment that I could remember such thingsI felt lovedFor a timeThen came a different timeA […]
From On Driftwood and Oblivion Jaguar spotted trailsLinger, unnoticedBy man’s wastelandDisturbed machines Beyond cheese thereStands the finer artsBut actress BeteDoesn’t live here anymore That’s a big damn wallWater, hold me backCharred and tetheredTake one from […]
A poem I cannot see you, smell youOr feel youYetI know that you are thereHanging like thick pollenAfter the first breath of warmthOn an early spring morningSilently stalkingAs a thief in the nightOmnipresent as the […]
A Lyrical Poem by J.S. Campbell I saw him standing there, he was calling my name,I moved to take a look, at the picture in the frame.In a moment of realization, I recognized my face,And […]
A verse from the title poem in the collection, Reminiscences of My Dead-end Street The con men are holding a permanent convention here,Professing the sky to be falling, to instill happiness and fear.And the joker […]
From REMINISCENCES OF MY DEAD-END STREET Joined at the hips, but not at the brainsAll blood spills, and flows from the strainsThe suits walk in, compassion walks outWhy’d you have to go and make me […]
A rosebud on my mindThe empty snow globe quakesMe back to future’s pastWhere the core of thought shakesThe bloodied red tide looseFrom the ocean that achesFor a cleansing of poresAnd the purging of snakes … […]
Stonewall – For Yvonne Guess the morals squad weren’t paidHere comes Smythe and PineThey said they’re taking the placeRitter broke the line. Their raid was in vainThey thought we’d go quietlyNo! Never again!