Star Ka'at's Ramblings

{February 18, 2017}   Ancient Memory

Alas, and herald the dawn
Who can say what this morn brings
Steadfast and true
The pillars that surround

Alas, and herald the night
Gloam takes the light
Then dies in the darkness
Fear not for the pillars are light

“Alas!” cries evil, “I cannot stand!”
Armed are the pillars, skillful and sure
Love and life are in their arms
While enemy death drips from their swords


{April 7, 2016}   Yearning

Hopeful yearning
Broken, still reaching
Seeing unceasing
Empty drooling thoughts

Pushed and prompted
Doubt flaking
Desire gasping
Tight aching breath

Grow inside
Come back to me
Find the guarded path
Weeping wanting expression

{August 6, 2013}   Shine… Until Tomorrow

In the dark
Hold on
Until tomorrow

In the misery
Reach forward
Until tomorrow

Blind with tears
Battered and broken
Until tomorrow

In the midnight
Of the depths
Until tomorrow

With the dawn
The new day
Until tomorrow

Blank canvas
Given you
Until tomorrow

Flickering or bright
Weak or strong
Until tomorrow

{June 28, 2013}   With You

Hoping to forget
Wanting to drown
This pain
And moments past

Drain the night
Rush the day
End the emptiness
Hold me close

Be ever near
Be always warm
I begin and end
With you

{March 29, 2013}   Three Edged Sword

Hopes of a thousand years
Death of moments
Births and re-births
Blades and diplomacy

Sleeping enemies
Waking allies
Certain friends
Creeping destruction

Lies, truth, ambiguity
Petty, lofty, heart felt
Tears, jeers, fears
Laughter, joy, delight.

Life in death
Passion held beliefs
Vied, died, for justice and truth
Tried, tried, for peace

{March 22, 2013}   This Moment

Swimming, thickly
Riding, heavily

Rubber band snap
Rain pressed face
Cold glass

Softest green
Deepest gray
Purest tears

{March 14, 2013}   Unbroken Jittered Mind

Swirling symbols
Running lines
Dancing black
On textured flat

Skip jump stomp
Up and up
Cry out scream sing
Spin in out

Light and dark
Shadows between and around
Color or absence
Round and round and round

Drop glide fly
Over higher
Reaching wider
Falling, falling

Take me
Carry me
Wind, cold delightful
Confidence bright

{February 25, 2013}   Cautious Hope

hope and pray
hope and pray
today, today
bugle clear
by and by
thy and nigh
tomorrow new

{February 11, 2013}   Wishes

and hurt

and wanting

Stop the spill
Drain the cask
Heal and hold
I wish, I wish

{February 10, 2013}   Lost Child

Lost child’s burrow
Hidden, but unprotected
Rain winds down, and in
Cold tears meet warm

Animals nearby, curious
Child, frightened
Crying, bewildered
Nothing, but this moment

Let me take you, hold you
Cry yourself to sleep
Wake warm, in my arms
Knowing love at last

et cetera