Deibide baise fri toin: Flying & Diving

When flyingwe live moments from dyingthe thrill will fulfill a willstill When divinga deadly rush is thrivingthe fall is a call to befree The deibide baise fri toin is an Irish poetic form with varying line lengths. Here are the basic guidelines: The poem and/or stanzas within the poem are quatrains (or 4-line stanzas).Rhyme scheme … Continue reading Deibide baise fri toin: Flying & Diving

Breccbairdne: The Journey is Outdated

Man makes his tunnel,an act beyond mortal.A cavity drivento cheat time by portal. Speed foremost unitesthe ultimate ideals,yet, what the depths concealed,the price of pace reveals Now we can warrantvalue by the decree:Destination only,and forget the journey. The breccbairdne is an Irish quatrain form. Here are the basic guidelines:Quatrain (or four-line stanza) formFive syllables in … Continue reading Breccbairdne: The Journey is Outdated

Rimas Dissolutas: The Open Road

Weary of the warnings I made my choiceWithout constraints that so often dictateI started down the dusty disused roadToward shimmering opportunity Clear and proud I heard the dogmatic voicePraise community, order, taxes, ratesThe guidance faith and country bestowedThat allow a hopeful future to be As I listened I began to rejoiceClaiming only a personal mandateThe … Continue reading Rimas Dissolutas: The Open Road

Light & Air (collaboration)

fear waits staccatomy sunken chest rises sharpthe clouded breath wafts accosted by frigid airreaching through the cracked window soft bellyrises and fallseyes closedI pay attentionto my connection timeless traditionbreeding safely within kinunfettered I flymy permeable will flowsone with the hidden senses an empathhypersensitive skininheritedyet, I remain heresponge like absorbing my delicate touchraps upon the spectral shieldethereal … Continue reading Light & Air (collaboration)