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Showing posts from March, 2012


Image: ParkeHarrison Magpie Tales when the dark presses faith scatters like paper lit on fire courage rises and pratfalls darkly down waxed hospital corridors prayers soaked in sour wine blister the tongue unanswered the body a vessel the soul a marionette hijacked, voiceless help me if you can reach me here i am Rene~March 2012 for d'Verse Poets "The Nightmare" by Henry Fuseli

looking glass

Image credit: Duane Michals Magpie Tales look at them just look at them oh that beautiful pair the them, the they the sum total of a celestial equation but who am i now that i'm alone by myself i'm too afraid to know but... that i do i am what i am a victim of a time jester's truth a crone, a nobody tossed overhead smashed underfoot superstition's deathbed bride seven white candles burning bright a puff of breath a ring of fire a cracked mirror, mirror crazed, silent yet still i am alive Rene ~ March 2012

the fixers

who are these calm anonymous twisters always busy with their business fixing fixes there and here tending tightening every gear why do they work so very briskly wrestling time and weighty wrenches is it the sunset that they fear or that the end is never near Rene - March 2012 For Magpie Tales Image Credit: Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison

strange garden

if i only knew where he went i'd go and fetch him throwin' im over me back dancing all the way home this is the strangest garden a place to blossom without root a place for flight without wings so easy to get carried away talking about the beauty of where we all end up instead of living making the most of where we start Rene ~ March 2012 For Magpie Tales Image by Uzengia Alexsander Nedic

subliminal shepherd

look into these eyes these cracked soul windows locked and fully loaded with madman promise all for you, baby all for you you just don't know it not now, not yet but come tomorrow? you'll be on your knees praying for yesterday just to be the first in line to stake your claim to capture the fire to inspire envy to breathe the lie Rene ~ March 2012 For Magpie Tales Image by Sarolta Ban