Soar

Soar through me
Behind me
Beneath me
Be me
So I can steal
You away
Take you to
A place where the
Wind is constant
We’ll be free
To ride the waves
With each other,
Rising and diving
Will be our religion
We will worship
In each other’s eyes
Burn for the kiss
Suffer nothing
Be everything
To each other
For each other
With each other

— GLB

in every being…

in every being…

lines and riddles
and
cries and giggles

slip quickly from hands
that don’t know
what they’re missing

soft winds
through the leaves,
kissing chimes
crystals sparkle,
whispering tiny songs
of hope
that expand with every breath
into gales strong enough
to embrace the world,
quiet enough to
reveal the sounds
of the autumn sky

— GLB

3/4 Time

We live a life filled with music
I hear you softly humming
In the wind through the trees
With my eyes closed,
In a silent room
Your voice creeps into my head
Making itself comfortable
More than a long found friend
Soon we are singing the familiar chords
That brought us together
Then, and now
The notes lilt and sway
Catch up then lay back
Waiting for that moment
To let the full orchestra in
As it speaks our tale
Forever captured in 3/4 time

— GLB

marks

this life leaves marks
you can press and pull and scratch…
try to make them go away
but they won’t

but when you look at the
setting sun
watch it quiver as it crosses
the horizon

revel in the ways
the rays touch you
play hide and seek
with the long shadows

notice how they fade
into the night
the marks becoming
less significant
as your senses embrace
the dark

feeling marks merge
into your experience
making way
for more to come

— GLB

Vignettes IV

Vignettes IV

In fury and rage
She attacks innocents
Putting weights upon them
And measuring the output
Of their collected supposed sanities
With quiet thoughts they endeavor
To stay out of her sight
Knowing one rueful glance
Means the end of happy days

There is no joke
But we can’t help
But laugh at
Where we find ourselves
Brothers and sisters
Meaning to make sense,
Failing
And flicking our funny bones
As a final result

Lost long but
Forgotten not
Together rolling in love and lust
Entwined forever
Kisses chasing kisses
Longing long and slow
Soft and deep
In each other’s eyes
Parting palms
Lips blowing that final buss
Over heads
Onto lips puckered

— GLB

Vignettes III

Vignettes III

For all I try to
Shelter myself
I cannot get away
From the drenching rain
At the shore
Both the torrent
And the ocean
Will make wet, but
The ocean will
Expedite the process

This pillow smells of
Scents from nights
Spent in my bed
Catching my breath
Breathing in heady aromas
Breaking a sweat
Just remembering
Nights that I pray
Will repeat endlessly

My eyes water at your
Image
Voice
Scent
Love breaks everything
Down
And builds it all back up
In its own image
Your advantage
Was that
I was not built
When you found me
I was in need of your love
I am in need of you

The harsh glow of this night light
Illuminates my soul’s progress
Through every stage required
To become a citizen of this
Cruel, cruel universe

— GLB