Love & War — Notes From Afar

Photo by Maria Pop on Pexels.com To strike quick as a snake, to walk quietly as a shadow, is to draw life’s blood, to pay reverence to death, to satisfy the darkness, we are bred to love. Our armor is hard, as abandoned desire. Steel blades as sharp, as an angry woman’s ire. I was […]

Love & War — Notes From Afar

My Life of Illusion — Notes From Afar

Each discovery is another nail driven into the body on the cross of life. W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage Photo by Ralph David on Pexels.com I often awake in the middle of the night to distant screams, drenched in a cold sweat. There are no differences between my memories, and dreams, except I can live […]

My Life of Illusion — Notes From Afar

The Alchemist’s Dreams — Notes From Afar

I dream of Alchemy,a spell of sweet magic,cast in a sinister hell.Life a whisper of synergydrifting on failure,a mist of tearsmixed in darknessemotions of smell;Lilac and ginger,Frankincense,agarwood too.Fingertips drift on velvet feather;she in a fetal reston the back of a flying crane.We conjured an oceanwith sky colored seafoam,and undulating waves – cobalt blue.I wore my […]

The Alchemist’s Dreams — Notes From Afar

The Alchemist’s Dreams — Notes From Afar

I dream of Alchemy,a spell of sweet magic,cast in a sinister hell.Life a whisper of synergydrifting on failure,a mist of tearsmixed in darknessemotions of smell;Lilac and ginger,Frankincense,agarwood too.Fingertips drift on velvet feather;she in a fetal reston the back of a flying crane.We conjured an oceanwith sky colored seafoam,and undulating waves – cobalt blue.I wore my […]

The Alchemist’s Dreams — Notes From Afar

The Alchemist’s Dreams — Notes From Afar

I dream of Alchemy,a spell of sweet magic,cast in a sinister hell.Life a whisper of synergydrifting on failure,a mist of tearsmixed in darknessemotions of smell;Lilac and ginger,Frankincense,agarwood too.Fingertips drift on velvet feather;she in a fetal reston the back of a flying crane.We conjured an oceanwith sky colored seafoam,and undulating waves – cobalt blue.I wore my […]

The Alchemist’s Dreams — Notes From Afar