fool for all

Every girl in the world oughtta be Daddy’s girl, but the world isn’t open to reason. Never left second best never fail any test, she should know Daddy loves her like Jesus. Rock’n’roll, rock-a-bye, rocky road gotta ride, rock of crack ‘cuz there’s no rock of ages. Hand to hold ages old, never led to…

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WE

      strode strong through hell and gone, full many a live hard mile. left dead and love unsaid, left many a rootless child. got guns got unknown sons got soldiered into life. got taught to do our sums in dust and blood and strife. we don’t believe in any kingdom that can come.…

almost1

I had almost forsaken conversation1 but my longing was stronger than my fear, and the ache of my heart2 drew me out of my retreat so I could feel once again the connection,3 and share what I could of myself with a companion, or several, or many,4 who, knowing darkness, shed light. —————————————————————– 1(from fear…

need to be

cold terror and a rage at seeming: wanting the real to break through these pale perceptions and saturate the world with colors torn from the light in defiance – swaths of experience sweeping the sky, drawn by breath into banners – the dark core at the heart of all longing pleading mayhem. I have a…