Friday, November 23, 2012

New Poem - "O' Heavenly Bears"

Here is the latest little tidbit from the Kitchen, posted for you enjoyment.  As always comments are appreciated. . .

"O' Heavenly Bears"


 James Patrick Lockett

It was a title misread.

of dust undisturbed 

on pages left unturned,

that gave breath to new

creatures that roam among

the shelves. . .

and among our minds.

Heavenly bears, that lurk

in the shadows

and wait to attack

or protect us from

from the other imagined

creatures that we conjure

from misread titles.

O' the heavenly bears,

how great their wings must be,

to leave the dust undisturbed.

Copyright 2012.  All rights reserved.  Used here with my permission.

Monday, November 5, 2012

Sitting at my desk, starring out into the bleak reality of the coming of winter, gave light to a little piece of prose I titled "Prisoner of Winter."  You can see it posted here under January's installments.  It also now appears in Star in Our Hearts: Notions from World Poetry (Page 53), so...