A (wise) man of two faces
Musings, commentary, and the occasional parade of novelty.

Updates Monday - Friday

Watershed scope

It’s been raining in my heart
ever since we fell apart
and my ocean swells and sways
as I spend my rainy days
looking for a new start.


Stand and fight
for what is right.
Plant your feet,
swear you’ll defeat
your fears this night.

As the shadows fall

The storm wall,
charging tall,
the breaking wave,
none can be saved
as the shadows fall.

Champion in chains

Because you’re brave
you think you can save
the weary and weak,
but the quest that you seek
will make you a slave.

Solomon’s Temple

The king sits alone
upon his throne,
the burden of the crown
weighing him down
like a circlet of stone.

The Masquerade

The courtship dance,
enchant, entrance -
put your best foot first
hide your worst,
and you may have a chance.


The fighter’s skill,
the stoic’s will,
the healer’s grace,
the fallen’s face,
the wanderer’s chill.


Clouds in the sky
dance before my eye,
ephemeral and free,
so touching to me
I can’t help but cry.


The padded white walls,
and the sanitary halls,
artificially pristine
like they’re trying to clean
the disgrace of the fall.


Regardless the song
keeps flowing along
hurried and breathless,
fevered and restless,
injured…but strong.

Not in season

The superficial
and artificial:
see if you can take
something so fake
and make it official.

Family planning

A family of four
who wants one more
has fun trying,
but I’m not lying,
they’re a little sore.


The voice whispered,
"You should have kissed her
But you lost your head,
you froze instead,
and now you’ve missed her.”

To the left

I’ve lost the light
guiding me tonight;
I can’t find the way
and I’m starting to stray
to the sinister.

The Worldsong

I catch the beat
walking down the street
and I’m surrounded
by the sounds and
I can’t help but tap my feet.