Through naked snows I pass at speed, Not pausing, though the trees I heed. They shake their branches, stretch and push, But onward I must press with need.
The world fled on, its silent ellipse Inscribing great arcs in the empty night. Others pass and take no heed, Theirs a colder and more bitter business.
Merciless, time watches over our abject forms, And steals lovely night with break of day. It tempts with burned images that swim in brief ecstasy and are lost, Our memory a shoddy palimpsest of battling desires and warring ideas. The stacked moments of a brief universe stretch out for us to perceive, And yet, for […]
Let me show you a parallel Earth, where the shadows shine, And we’ll walk together beneath a diamond sun. We’ll cross a boiling ocean, to reach another shore, Where a hanging city waits, waits in cooling clouds. We’ll dash through empty streets that once were paved with gold, Where a crowd stood laughing, laughing at […]
The hopeless spaces between atoms, That hold everything Together like a friend who Promises nothing. Are you there? There you are. Let me see your face. Everywhere and nowhere Are boundless curves of space. © Phil Corbluth
Take a walk through infinite space, And make the measure of a man. Without permission given a face, Awaking in some random place. Is there any kind of plan? For there’s a life to live in haste, Climbing up a burning rope; Time you can’t afford to waste, Forgetting those things you long to taste. […]
O! Heaving eyes from Earth that face the stars And shape dim light to hues of Helium fire. With slow ascent, decline: a pale Mars, Whose barren plains perceive no human spire. Of time long past this glass can but reflect; Yet wonder of ancient light shall not decrease. The wordless suns too many to […]