October 10th, 2014


you get what you need

in your spiritual life...

words that embody your presence are "anonymity, exhaustion, satisfaction".

words that embody things that may be a part of you are "cascade, child, law, oil".

words that embody people or things in your periphery are "ambush, attention, body, bosom, cabal, chaos, chosen, circus, compliance, copper, crimson, crown, darkness, dictionary, drama, emissary, excitement, flute, focus, future, gangster, girl, grass, guide, hacker, hell, hermit, hero, hunger, invader, labyrinth, liberty, madman, mercy, mirror, movie, nation, number, numerology, obelisk, octopus, overlord, parliament, phoenix, poor, prey, prison, psychedelic, psychology, pulse, sacrifice, scorpion, sensuality, shame, sound, spirit, stone, struggle, succubus, supply, suspense, syzygy, tattoo, theory, usurper, warlord".

everybody's tired of something

(no subject)

so that now, to still the beating
of my heart, i stood repeating
"'tis some visitor entreating
entrance at my chamber door--
some late visitor entreating
entrance at my chamber door;
this it is and nothing more."

presently my soul grew stronger;
hesitating then no longer,
"sir," said i, "or madam,
truly your forgiveness i implore;
but the fact is i was napping,
and so gently you came rapping,
and so faintly you came tapping,
tapping at my chamber door,
that i scarce was sure i heard you"
--here i opened wide the door--
darkness there and nothing more.

deep into that darkness peering,
long i stood there wondering, fearing,