Archive for January, 2011

Second Conversation With the Gargoyle

Monday, January 31st, 2011

I am awake watching the narrow window. To sit all night at the edge of my bunk staring, would bring attention when the guard makes his night rounds. So I wait….. Then I hear a tap tap, then another. I move to the window and smile. Just There is clawing small pieces of concrete and […]

FIRST CONVERSATION WITH A GARGOYLE

Sunday, January 30th, 2011

Very late at night when sleeping I believe most people wake-up a bit, I do. Waking; I look about a bit deciding if I wish to think a bit and usually this happens every night. Every night I try and stare a bit at the narrow window at the foot of my bunk. Being winter […]

Mr. Red

Friday, January 28th, 2011

I rise early, always have in prison. Here, locked up in this high rise prison in the city that I love. I feel somewhat different inside myself. Maybe its because my real home is only ten blocks away. So like every morning since I’ve been here, I’m up before the steel door unbolts. I stand […]

TOUCH OF BLUE

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

She lives on an old broken way. A street of few homes and vacant lots. So alone, so very long alone she waits for winter. She longs for the beauty of snow. In the dark of the cold house, thin and in tattered clothes she leans by the worn radio…..Listening. At times a rodent whips […]

A Goodnight Kiss

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

I CRY INTO THE NIGHT OH LORD ALWAYS AND ALWAYS MY LIFE TIS BUT ONE LONG PLIGHT. WEARY MY ARMS NEVER TO REST ALWAYS AND ALWAYS PROTECT MY HONOR AT BEST. WEARINESS KNOWS MY SOUL, WEARY AND LOW – GET UP! GET UP! – YOUR STORY MUST BE TOLD. I CRY INTO THE NIGHT. AT […]