a harp unstrung

Archive for January, 2014

Unsound


 

suspended

as a

guillotine

patented

and

balanced

quality precision

be easy

sleep now

for a

time

tomorrow

is a

better

day

 

© 2014, J.H.

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Under Pressure


pull

the pin

pressure

we’re all

on stage

for this

maiden

voyage

are you

ready

or take

it back

and

realize

that

its

only

beautiful


Invention


 

my name is

invention

not for naught

relax

lift me

high

a

soldier’s shield

a well-worn

patina

get in

close

its

time

 

© 2014, J.H.


Triad


 

a myth

content

of

three

perfect

in

simplicity

a warm

hand

dipped

in

ice

a

moment

of

truth

© 2014, J.H.


Between the Lines


 

 zip up

the words

tumble

and

fall

revealing

your story

written

in grays

released

in

overarching

themes

to be

used

again

and again

sanity

is not

always

at

the

helm

 

© 2014, J.H.


Take Care the Suffering


 

 

reliance

preserve

us

all

take care

the

suffering

there is

a

light

pure

of heart

have

nothing

to

fear

 

© 2014, J .H.


Unbalanced



on axis

or off

revolving

unbalanced

slippage

off normal

something is

happening

here

no matter

the

cause

a pull

far larger

than

you

patterns

altered

every wall

will

fall


Red


 

these

red walls

of need

built from

constant

hunger

waiting

for you

for less

than

asking

set them

free

purify

your

soul

 


Half Life


 

exponential

decay

a half life

extinguished

but carries on

one life

unpredictable

among

thousands

shine on

bring to us

life seed

hope

for

the

future

© 2014, J.H.


Blue Blaze


 

blue star

of arrival

blazing bright

challenge

our history

transport us

to

a better life

among

the stars

irresistible