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Reprise*

- Finding myself walking alongside the river at the tail end of that winter of discontent, as I find myself taking that path beside it, as I follow each serpentine curve and going to where it leads, and...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 25 Feb 2016

Western Edge

- You standing there next to me, heard me say once, that I wanted to be able to touch the earth in all its various forms and meanings, and to feel it under my feet as I hold it and be able to break its ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 24 Feb 2016

New Logic

- Sitting here in these early morning hours watching downtown come to life, and hearing the faint strains of the X-Files theme being played in the background, and is seeming to emphasize these strange d...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 23 Feb 2016

Mardi-Gras 3: Beyond Here Lies Nothing

- There once was an only moment that had too few folks in focus: Not the first, not the last, and not the least, and always there seems to stand a form of unforgiving opposition to the foibles of us, wh...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 22 Feb 2016

Cross Current(s)

- The light has gone with the setting of the sun’s dark light, with the night seeming to be full of holes as the shadows seem to move, and they are moving again forward slowly and surely sticking to tho...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 21 Feb 2016

Old Broken Road

- Standing here as I drain a cup once again near those rivers of blindness, and I am heading out on foot down that old forgotten dirt farm road and casting my fate to fortune’s whim. And not able to sha...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 20 Feb 2016

Whiskey Clone

- Having heard all those hints and allegations made at the break of the day, coming from those self-proclaimed saints quick to judge and their allies the prophets of doom, with all having been once agai...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 19 Feb 2016

Catalan Sun

- Sitting here by the river under those heavy grey skies watching it flow to sea, as I see you standing there and it’s not very hard to do as I just close my eyes and see your face, and knowing you’ve h...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 18 Feb 2016

Manchester Rain

- Sitting here listening to the wind blowing and seen those clouds rolling in looking heavy and knowing that the rains will be coming down heavy soon, and I’m sitting here “scribbling” down thoughts and...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 17 Feb 2016

Alberta Clipper

- Feeling the wind blowing through my hair under these grey skies threatening rain, which is making me look to the mountains from where it’s coming from like that old Highway 61 when it calls. Knowing t...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 16 Feb 2016

Poets of The Fall 2: Never Saw Another Butterfly

- Standing in the doorway feeling the wind blow as a cold rain falls that carries a trace of snow in it, as thoughts drift taking me back to when hopes were set high as eyes glanced, and locked as the m...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 13 Feb 2016

Paragon Asia

- Finding myself once again standing out on the platform at the station in the heat, and I am waiting in whatever shade that can be found for that last train that’s soon heading out, as I can feel both ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 12 Feb 2016

Midnight Ride

- Looking back is a bad habit, and the time has come for me to ride hard and fast, as I ask shall we dance? As I saddle up, and begin to ride through time and memories of the disagreeable past, in this ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 09 Feb 2016

Grey Seal

- Waking in the night and half asleep, I hear a voice wondering if from my mind, or is it from someone I have failed in some way or left behind in my life as I make my way through it? Having tasted both...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 08 Feb 2016

Corner Of The Sun

- Standing here against a wall off of the main square her in the dark light of the sun, as I find myself leaning back as I close my tired eyes feeling the warm wind blowing and the heat under blue skies...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 07 Feb 2016

Midnight Ride Re-Visited

- Looking back is a bad habit and though we try not to look back most do, and the hour is getting late and it looks like the time has come once again for me to ride hard and fast across the range, as I ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 04 Feb 2016

Sundance*

- Sitting here in the Great White North watching the snow and the temperature falling and feeling my mind drifting back from an email slide show from an old friend and Brother Mason. Having put most of ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 03 Feb 2016

Felicidad 2: A Short History of Nearly Nothing

- Some say that there are things that can’t be resisted but, are they real or just things in dreams? As I feel the warm winds blowing and the heat under these blue skies as situations run through my hea...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 02 Feb 2016

Going, Going, Gone

- Vapor is trailing from the rocket that is being counted down, to enter the cold of space. And there is no limit to those things we can do, and when you look into my eyes you can see beyond wh...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 01 Feb 2016

Talking Rain

- Standing here and feeling that steady mist that’s falling having no words to say, and knowing exactly what is meant when they say that the Devil’s in the details and I seem to be walking in a wastelan...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 31 Jan 2016

Ocean Away

- Smelling rain in the air and it seems as if it’s coming again and hits like a new form of emotion, and feeling it hit like a shotgun blast as it seems to tear me apart and rips open all the memories t...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jan 2016

Black Earth

- Deep in the still of the night where the world’s ancient light can be seen and felt and where wisdom grows full of strife. I can feel my brain working and at times it feels as though it is workin...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 29 Jan 2016

Bloodlands

- Out beyond the horizon, and out behind the sun and at the end of the rainbow when the storm has past life seems to have only begun. As I stand here like I have during those long hours in the past un...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 28 Jan 2016

Answers To Nothing

- High on a hilltop they stand like sentinels, twin silhouettes against the twilight that have stood a thousand years. And might possibly continue to stand for a thousand more silently watching, as they...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 25 Jan 2016

To Life

- No reason to get excited, and many here seem to think life is merely a joke, but you and I have been through those complicated shadows, and we both after having come from there changed, know sacrifi...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jan 2016

Tre Notte* (Three Nights)

- Sitting here in a leather chair in that great hall here those chandeliers of Venetian glass once burned illuminating all, and now it seems as though I am surrounded by a galaxy of candles. Set in the ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jan 2016

Prayers For Rain

- In the time of my confession deep in the darkest hour of need, I can hear a dying voice coming from deep within me trying to reach out to somewhere. And I don’t have an inclination to be looking bac...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jan 2016

Raining Stones

- You claim you have a face you claim is not spoiled by beauty, and I know you have eyes that can see right through me, and are unafraid of those things you have seen; along with those scars I carry t...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 14 Jan 2016

Falling Skies

- Crying in the rain and feeling the pain from it raining stones and knowing all those memories and things I have seen will soon be washed away, and finding myself staring into space...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 13 Jan 2016

Take My Hand

- The closing of another year finds me out roamin’ around, looking down and passing all those painted faces I see and plastic places I never want to reach for. Countless others are like me under the co...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 07 Jan 2016

Halocline

- There seems to be a rhythm and rush these days where we just stand here feeling empty except for those dreams that are had, in a world that has become both shallow and mean. With no place to run,...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 06 Jan 2016

Close Your Eyes

- Remember me, as I find myself alone in darkness knowing that I can’t turn away from what I must do, and there are a lot of things that words can’t say. So walk away and believe and try to see thro...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.4| Added: 11 Dec 2015

Blue Velvet

- Coming up to meet you and hearing your questions of silence, wondering if you will catch me when I fall or get lost in a storm? I remember when we stood there looking out at the skyline, and ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 09 Dec 2015

Shadow Theory

- Lord knows I have paid my dues getting through almost every time, and it seems I have served a few sentences, yet I may have done the time but committed no crime. I was just tried and convicted for...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 08 Dec 2015

Silver Lining

- They say that home, is where the heart is, and it seems as though I am just looking for another chance to be allowed to breathe free again, and make me feel young again too. As I stand here w atchi...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 07 Dec 2015

Night Core

- Feeling like I am standing here on the gallows with my head in the noose, and feeling like I am expecting all hell to break loose in any minute. And I know there are a million ways to laugh and ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 26 Nov 2015

Silver Lining

- They say that home, is where the heart is, and it seems as though I am just looking for another chance to be allowed to breathe free again, and make me feel young again too. As I stand here watching...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 25 Nov 2015

Natural Blues

- Well I’m beginning to hear voices and there’s no one around, and I’m feeling all used up and the fields have turned brown, and I feel like I am waist deep in the ground mist with the feeling like I ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 16 Nov 2015

So It Goes

- T here are times it feels like I am able to hear voices andthere’s no one around, and there are those times when I find myself grieving for those things and times that are gone. We all used to think...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 13 Nov 2015

A Song for Somebody

- Valentine’s Day has comeand gone, and this has been after all ya’ll have gone away for some time now stretching from: 1982 – 1994. And I know I will never show those things I have written that Mom s...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 12 Nov 2015

Something Dark is Coming

- Seeing faces not spoiled by beauty, and I carry those cuts and scars from where I have been, and at times I am able to see through most of the masks that are worn. If there is a light then it should...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 11 Nov 2015

Impostur Syndrome

- I play the game, just like I feel I should and rail at the rules that are tried to be imposed on me. But, it seems as if there are times that my whole world slowly slips away, and I wear around my n...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 10 Nov 2015

Herkos Odonton

- With the weight of the world upon me I can't hold my head up high, because after seeing the beauty that’s been destroyed I seem to be in freefall and cascading through the void. Having hope and pray...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.9| Added: 24 Oct 2015

Milagros Coldiron

- My whole life seems to have been just waiting for the right time feeling so lost but what can I do? Having had nowhere to run to, and nothing to really hold on to, and having come so close to giving ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 22 Oct 2015

Peripheral Breathing

- It seems to me as I sit here that with every waking breath that’s been taken; I see some of what life has dealt to me from what seems to be a stacked deck. And with every sadness I deny, I feel a chan...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 19 Sep 2015

Poets of The Fall 3: Lado Este, (This Side)

- Miles away under these black skies a light can be seen burning through this darkness that fell at noon; darkness that fell as the lamp of laughter died when the lies of the Blind Organizer and Jealous...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 18 Sep 2015

Secondhand Daylight

- Emerging onto yet another version of October street, passing through those faint mists of the oncoming night where shadows are, as I see a girl who has been gone for roughly a decade or more who now l...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 17 Sep 2015

Mariachi Static

- Standing here on the side of the road in the heat under blue skies, as I find myself looking down the road that seems to run forever as it stretches to the horizon. And feeling a hot wind on my should...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 01 Sep 2015

Black Rust

- I have heard it said by them more than once: About the Devil being in the details and finding out first hand exactly what they mean. Going through strange days as strange times have come forth to hold...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 31 Aug 2015

My Two Boys

- You will never know how much I wish those children were mine. The two little boys God said I could never have. The 2 little boys you told others I had but didn't take care of. I would have loved them....

By: Sparkle | Category: Memoirs | Added: 29 Aug 2015

Positron Premonition

- Victory never seemed to be mine to have, and it always seemed to belong, and come to other men. It felt at times that my feats always had no history recording pen, and never happened. My years were...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 09 Aug 2015

Blackholes And Revelation(s)

- Making my way through this Spanish mall, and passing through the square near the El Open Arms here in Malaga, and finding myself walking through a place where I have been once before years ago. And fi...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 10 Jul 2015

Timeline

- 1, 2, 3, Oh Yeah! All Right!, 5,6,7,8,- Sitting here flashbacking to the summer of ’72 when Nixon went for a second term, but we really didn’t think about that and tried to just tried to hang out a...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 24 Jun 2015

Arc Light

- It seems as though there have been times in this Vale of Tears, as though I have traveled across both the universe and through the years, with there having been times too that going all the way was ju...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 08 Jun 2015

Burning Chrome

- Sitting out here as a million stars circle the Earth high above my head, as I slowly drift back in memory to all of those things that happened and that were said then, and turning my attention to the ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jun 2015

Poets of The Fall 4: A Roar Of Silence

- The dark grey light of the false dawn finds me standing in the doorway at the break of a rain scented day, and in the dark light it seems as if I am reviewing events that have taken place and directed...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 01 Jun 2015

Carnivale

- Postcards have been made of the circus and it’s parade that was recently in town and are being sold on the streets, which I observed with the girl from the north country fair on the balcony at the tur...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 22 May 2015

The Circulation of Shadows

- Sitting here late at night and half asleep I seem to hear a voice calling me, as I listen and wonder if it is only in my mind or is it coming from someone I failed in some way or merely left behind? T...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 20 May 2015

Forever Autumn: Haunted by Sunset River Shadows

- Moving forward, as I cross the river heading down this winding road to that place beyond the pecan groves. Passing bare trees and barren fields, which has me think of Fall and the events that took pla...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 16 May 2015

Event Horizon

- Finding myself standing outside early one hot August evening in the middle of a heat wave, and being able to feel and see the heat rising in the still motionless air, as all the leaves droop and hang ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 15 May 2015

Naturalis

- Sitting here once again at my favoured corner table with my back to the wall, and knowing that closing time is soon approaching and I should be leaving this place soon. Yet, I am comfortable and at ea...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 14 May 2015

Frozen River

- There are bars and saloons where the jukeboxes play the blues long into the night, as a peasant sits at the end of the bar crying in his glass of that pessimist wine that the autumn has eyes for. And ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 11 May 2015

The Riddle

- Making my way down this trail that follows the shoreline as I feel the rain in my face and catch a scent of snow in the air,- I seem to hear the ghostly strains of a violin and cello being played in a...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 10 May 2015

Black Tulip 1: A Song of Texas

- Sitting here one morning here in the “great white North”, as the temperature falls and hovers right above zero. As I think about an email slideshow I have gotten from an old friend who is back in the ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 08 May 2015

Long May You Run

- I'm not sure where to begin, although changes have come hurtling down, we have been through some things together and stood through stormy weather with trunks of memories. We might have missed that shi...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 27 Apr 2015

Shadow Play

- Sitting here upon a wooden chair at this corner table, with my back against the wall, able to see the door and all coming and going, and catching a brief glimpse of her in those shadows across this sm...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 24 Apr 2015

Razor's Edge

- One cold misty early morning heard a warning bourne in the air, in an age when, and in a place where no one seemed to have an hour to care or spare. As the days now seem to be growing shorter as well ...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 19 Apr 2015

Midnight Blue

- I ain’t losing track of what’s important and I don’t think I will be heading back to where I started, and along the way someone said that life was simple but it sure as Hell wasn’t fair. I just need t...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 17 Apr 2015

A Smooth Running Gun

- Bob Dylan wrote and did a song called: Rainy Day Women #12 & 39, And nowhere in his song is heard the words: Rainy day, women, 12, or 39. Finding myself waking at the break of day to a coffee scen...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 15 Apr 2015

A Slice of Life

- The phone call mentioned here really took place Sitting here one summer night and staring at the blinds after having hung up the phone. Thinking of the call from an old friend who had a question a...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.8| Added: 07 Apr 2015

Ghostbranding

- Sunday finds me in my usual pew awaiting the procession to the altar for the start of mass. As I notice a conversation taking place two or three rows in front of me, just like a scene from Schindler’s...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 05 Apr 2015

Tannhauser Gate

- Standing here at the foot of these ancient worn stone steps, that lead up to those massive black iron doors of the gate that stands there. Flanked on both sides by walls having rough hewn images carve...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 04 Apr 2015

When September Ends

- When September Ends,- Walking here in the North Country Fair under grey skies with the temperature dropping to hover somewhere below zero. Walking down the hill that will take me to the “heart of d...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 31 Mar 2015

Panoramic

- Feeling at times as if I were on the run, and somewhere along the way the skies changed from blue to grey. Causing me to think back to those times and places that were left behind along with that West...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 4.9| Added: 11 Mar 2015

All My Days

- I seem to have been searching all of the passing days as I make my way down the line, trying to find those things there in my mind as the days slowly turn into night. Remembering when I leaned quietly...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 10 Mar 2015

Holocene

- The other day an old friend gave me some good advice concerning friendship, which is a thing that isn't always given, but is earned like respect is, and is a law I hold sacred. He said to leave my fea...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 08 Mar 2015

Long Black Road

- Sitting here remembering some of the things that they used to tell me: About the fact I ain’t goin’ nowhere unless I got up early in the morning to realize all of my responsibilities while shouldering...

By: Shotgun011 | Category: Musings | Score: 5| Added: 06 Mar 2015

Legend of Bancroft Tower

- When I was young, I spent a lot of time in the back seat of my cousin's car alone. She had a boyfriend, but he did not drive and she never liked to drive alone. As a result, I went on many dates with...

By: frogprince | Category: Memoirs | Score: 4.7| Added: 24 Sep 2013