Posts made in August, 2005

To the West Lie Mountains

Posted by on Aug 7, 2005 in Poetry | 0 comments

I cannot finish anything.

Too much caffeine maybe

but this has been going on for days.
I’m flying to Seattle Tuesday evening

to see the view from the balcony.

A visit before my new job starts

Working from noon to nine in a cube.
Selling my soul to the soulless

Pretending so long, I finally do care.

I want to see the mountain,
cold and distant on the horizon
with the moon caught in the sky beside.
It will not come to me so I go there,
flying across the northern plains
with the sacred lands of the Dakota
beneath the silver wings.

Always living before and after is tiresome
But I cannot seem to carpe diem
I dread to return before I go.

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