the last sin
  pale ashen sky
a bleary eye
clouds of recurring screams...
i am a zoo
  an octopus leviathan
tentacles into an ocean
of unformed emotions...
syphilis and love  
  syphilitic pall
stifles the clear blue
i contort...
shell and pearl
  amidst highs and lows
in life's ocean flows
a shell peony-mouthed...
i am an unmarried mother
  fed on stings
of barbed milk morality
my child-plankton...
the lovers
  cell upon cell
bridge of their union
hung on the pillars...
  ogre of age
and time cavil
at a warm picture...
the young today
  innocence thaws
at the altar
of ambition...

thoughts of you

like the writing
of wind and rain
on the sahara
of silent time
the womb of rainbow
the refulgence of spring
in summer
the sight of penguins
in antarctica
the song of cuckoo
in an asylum of loneliness
the chuckle of a sapling
amid cynicism
the voice of eliot
the strains of floyd
the story of hardy