Tag Archives: art

Instrumental

My heart was made for music, and its beat is not the only thing that makes that clear: my life’s a composition I complete because its steady rhythm keeps me here. Like Francis, I would be an instrument for Love … Continue reading

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Portrayals

It’s hard for some to picture You as dad, as old man in the sky with ashen beard, because of some experiences they had with fathers who abused them and were feared. And I dislike how Michelangelo portrayed You famously … Continue reading

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Italian Example

for Ma Angelica (Juana Rosa Pita) A land where a romance language’s words have bloomed in its author’s seminal works, and music from unheard celestial spheres has come through composers into our ears while mountain-extracted masses of marble have morphed into … Continue reading

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Contemplative Love

You press a hand upon your chest and say the name of someone dear to you and hold an image of them in your heart, the way you’d keep within a treasure chest some gold. You say that you are … Continue reading

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Finger Rays

Your fingers fan out from your palms like rays fan from the sun and make you feel they are something like the sun that makes our days, and though a hand is a small, it’s like a star. Yet what … Continue reading

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Solar Orison

You cupped the late day sun between your palms and squeezed it lightly so its rays streamed through like liquid gold for someone who sought alms, a treasure poured that afternoon for you. The rays were slender filaments, like lashes, … Continue reading

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Planetary Lullaby

You used to think that you should be a star, constantly emitting warmth and light, and often loathed yourself for being far from reaching that ideal, celestial height. But you have come to see you are a world of forests, … Continue reading

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