This Impression

Twinned in auburn

with masts piercing dappled sky

reflecting a truth

that rests upon the lily pads

blurring an impression

by those black stripes of a rowboat

reflecting a truth

in the eyes of the onlookers

who search for solace

in the deep changing blues of the sky

this impression

Four Horsemen


seven seals were broken


by divine hands


a scroll was opened


and from it leapt




four horseman


one black, one red, one white, one pale


from divine hands


harboring judgment


upon all east of Eden


conquest, war, famine, death


from divine hands


they leapt


black, red, white, and pale


they ride