Walking toward Mercy

I am the Samurai who draws up courage from the ink wells scribing time, where death is not darkness, but shooting arrows drop by drop for a liquified line, of word, fluid yes, discerning of all said rhymes, or not, but a hunger strikes each hungered note, making it mine. … Continue Reading Walking toward Mercy

Whitman: A Word Cloud Poem

John G Evans © 2019 Poetry  translate           experience life             cynical             lack of trust     injured             as a child            humanity factor          vision of hope             the still woods             naked in all my truths Plant you permanently within us        insatiate           minsters           sour death       To experience the translation of a poet, why, … Continue Reading Whitman: A Word Cloud Poem

Oh, This Erotic Burn

John G Evans © 2017 I am fire fanning the flames of crucified flesh             unduly forsaken – I am the hot, red, hallowed blood that burns through             guiltless veins – I am the sacred night that burns for these             mystic curves – Ignited by a smile, a … Continue Reading Oh, This Erotic Burn

A Nostalgic Bruise

Here I am: Standing naked of earth and sand – To rid this dusty land of legacy and rotted out bones, bleed ashen words upon this page of virgin tones. My youth, thus, desecrated – imprudence awaits, a trust and an unknowing glance from a sleepy boy’s eyes, Why, is … Continue Reading A Nostalgic Bruise

Thoughts, Anyone?

Lost! Within my thoughts to write a poem never to return from the land of metaphor, or from the earth of the dead. Many thoughts have crossed over into the ancient storms of life where my best, thus perform in words and anecdotes, or from the seas of the dead. … Continue Reading Thoughts, Anyone?

Rendezvous

John G Evans © 2019 This mystical spiral staircase within the fabric of our DNA evolves the ancient story of our existence deep within our bones where there remains a knowing or unknowing. It is here I ponder this mystery and I, and to my sensitivities I climb onward into … Continue Reading Rendezvous

A Prayerful Sanctuary

A Prayerful Sanctuary John Evans © 2019 The deepest form of commitment is through prayer, and I hear this from women of wisdom. Women, as if touched by the very gracious boundaries from within the heart are blessed with a deep gratitude for everything life has to offer. Women are … Continue Reading A Prayerful Sanctuary

40 Days Plus: Day 2

“How sweet, the presence of Jesus to the longing, harassed soul! It is instant peace, and balm to every wound.” ~ Elizabeth Ann Seton Two Days to Wait, Ponder, Deliberate, Monday – 4th of March 2019 nearing 3:00 a.m. During the night – a fiery reign of words befriends me, … Continue Reading 40 Days Plus: Day 2

40 Days Plus

40 Days Plus John Evans © 2019 The wilderness awaits my tentative presence. I am here. A reflective tenure. One minute before midnight. The room is black. Quiet pervades. I am still. The Word is near. Truth. John Evans © 2019 Three Days to Wait, Ponder, Deliberate: Sunday – 3rd … Continue Reading 40 Days Plus