Tag: NEWS

Smoke Over Paris

Their Lady of Paris burnt
in one online afternoon
Her re-imagined spire
tipped to robes of smoke

like a bloodied lance
in surrender - once more -
to politics and holy battles
in a kindless fog of war

Her heated metals ran
as dark beaded sweats
from her swealing . . .

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Timed Theft

These words will not be my sick complaint,
not my dull litany of low-dulled pains -
neither bellows of my half-swallowed fears,
no sandman damming floods of tears:

Instead, I will lift prizes that others miss,
those wasted seconds which they dismiss.
This is my crime spree, my timely . . .

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