The Recollections

I  Old World's Yolk The echoes of time  Are heard  Like wind blowing  Through Sakura petals  Whistle whistle  Can a fragrance  Be heard? In the march  Of history  The footsteps  Run silent  Under the  Boister of  Drum and trumpet  The fragrance is lost  In the whistling  Of the wind  And yet When dawn Approaches  The... Continue Reading →

Beauty’s Kiss

To get at The beautiful To grasp it As it slips Through your hands Like a fine sand The further You pursue The further She will run And so beauty Be like a woman? Forever the opposite Of what she appears? Her meaning, In contrary  To what she says? And is beauty, truth? Then is... Continue Reading →

The Divine Sonata

So deep the Rhine who’s drunk off blood How light the Lethe whose past is blind So heavy, men who recollect the Flood How shallow be the free and spotless mind How shallow be the free How shackled be the kind How monstrous be the men Unbound who do not bind What weight do hold... Continue Reading →

Birth of Tragedy in Her Arms

Loss, vanishing, the death of all That is one and whole in my life Destruction, bliss, primordial envying Life is like a kaleidoscope of phantasmagoric Silhouettes, pretty girls dancing with Devils and elves joined hands with Sentient sunflowers, bliss, bliss In the truest suffering, but how? How can I win on a board Played by... Continue Reading →

Pavane pour Emile

What is art? An artist who does not wrestle with this question has yet to be born as an artist, and one who has stopped, has died. A ceaseless search for the truth. Each poem a reflection, each painting a mirror, all held up to man, so that he might see his own face. Tonight,... Continue Reading →

Mythos of Love

Born of Plenty and of Poor Of gods and of man A longing for the intercourse Of all things different The daimon Eros  Shifts from boy to boy Discovering the truth Of transience Bored of its Entropy Eros longs for the Eternal Becoming pregnant first with Laws, Cities, States and Empires As the dust collects... Continue Reading →

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