Starsong

In the deep twilight a red star twinkles. Its song reverberates through time and space. If I stretch forth my fingers to the heavens, I can capture the melody. Breathing out a harmony of my own, I release it. It sounds like poetry, But in reality, the music is heartsong. Listen and memorize these words. […]

Flyer

Wheezing and sighing, he climbed upwards, ever upwards. The thick bough between his hands branched, branched, branched again, growing thinner as it did. Occasionally he took a wrong turn, came to the end and just wasn’t high enough. He felt it, knew it. Back he turned, following his trail back down through the canopy until […]

The Cycle of Life part I

The first note of awareness wasn’t a quick sharp thing. It was a greying at the edges of deep black. A slow brightening. A stretching. And then you were. There had been violence to your creation. There was all around you essence of something else. You pulled in and absorbed it. You realized now that […]

Creating Art

Just for fun, here’s some fun art projects I’ve been working on. No reason other than the act of creation. Hope you enjoy…. 5-minute pencil sketch exercise tara caribou | ©2020 How about you? Are you creating art?

Night Owl

There’s an owl that lives on my property and he’s out there hoo-hoot-hooing all night long and I wish that for a night or two I could become an owl myself and sit in higher branches than he and see exactly what he sees. I wonder if his beautifully haunting call strikes terror in the […]

To The One Who Loves Me

You are the light in my eyes. The love of my life. The reason I am happy. You are the breath in my lungs. The blood in my veins. My every waking thought. You are the spark of my passion. The reality to my fantasy. The one who holds my heart. tara caribou | ©2020 […]

Fields Under a Blue, Blue Sky

Foot on the fence post Looking out on the land The sky seems bluer these days She told me she loved me With her dying last breath Seventeen years, today Back when I was young and alive Stars and dreams on the horizon Me and Molly kept on without her Sunsets never look the same […]

Stockholm

your teeth tore at my throat as my legs wrapped around your waist gripped you tight they were covered in half-healed crescent-moons themselves amongst a backdrop of purple bruises my screams silenced became moans and whimpers lifting your snarling face to mine your eyes shone like black discs and I bit your soft lips ‘tween […]

Blurry Shadows of Vultures Road

Near-sighted and full of contradictions Walking with swollen and indifferent eyes Fistful of indecisions, pocketful of directions Hold me close Iike your scatterbrained lies Hide me like your exponential excuses Dress me in your long-winded fabrications Wrap me up in your pretty dirty honey I’ve memorized your pale footsteps I’ve seen your skeletons in your […]

No Impact

Engulfed in the fury of forest fire intent Insulted, you fear me; my force inspires lament Descent to the flames you wage war and char Conventional games your aim’s poor not far Reaching beseeching me to douse your mistake Bleaching decreasing thee to mouse fed to snake In the wake of your destruction; your function […]