crossing change

 

quiet dances a wind

daring dreams

to

begin

in the sea

seasons bleed

seeds

possibilities

fingers free

painting

clouds in song

quick drift

easy reasons

crossing change

where rainbows

fall free

across the lips

of water sirens

 

        - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

lost songs

 

surreal blues

cut canvas rhyme

dancing drift

moving clouds

ice sharp

against time

man

stands alone

his history reminds

of the illusion

cast

across his years

tears never heard

lie as shattered glass

and yet it's his

subway new york city dance

living as paint across echoes

still reverberating

shouting his song

from cast iron openings

where surreal blues

cut canvas rhyme

shadow time

draw his hands

full of fingerprints

man

stands alone

where only a poet

dares the dance

to the rhythm of his last songs

 

                                       - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

sunflower tears

 

in dreams

caught

within the tear

falling

morning dew

from a sunflower

in

silent stare

into the sun

sweet child soul

free

when you dream

what do you

see

standing

face to face

awake

if you stare

 

          - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

reflections across voiceless rhymes

 

across

late morning river

wall of fog

set

time in stasis

a long lost song

quiet

across the soft

air

nowhere

dare to believe

in what

do you imagine

do you remember

water

fingers cupped

where lie

frozen memories

just a moment

sunlight sharp

voiceless reflections

still river

as you skip

your rhyme across

touching

a passing thought

just

                           - jude

 

 

 

 

 

high mountain rocky rhyme

 

rocky mountain sunsets

ice water mirror

daring to see her

so far away

playing the ocean

between my fingers

if to love her

how easy it could have been

such a sin

just lovin' her

just for a moment

it was easier

then dreaming her

under a still light

until

midnight cold wind

tearing open my tent's

flaps

silence cutting my soul

sea shell warmth

falling

shattering

against rock and ice wind

of morning

rising sun warming

empty fingers

summer warning

singing

high mountain rocky rhyme

                                                          - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the anarchy rhymes

 

i see

the stars

lying high mountain

lost to forever

time

falls

calls

all the echoes

lost

between tomorrow

and

memory

i see my death

i live all the rest

i loved

in the quiet times

while dancing within

the anarchy rhymes

i am all

i am nothing

sweet starlight

reflects truth

only when reality shines

from within your mirror

                                                - jude

 

 

 

  

 

 

walk slow

 

walk

endless walk

circle

circle rhyme

nameless

mirror wall

handless clock

calling time

tomorrow dances

yesterday is falling

blinded

in the shadow of

moon night song

walk slow

believe in

nothing wrong

seasons

reasons

circle morning

circle night

walking left

walking right

whispers concede

where

faith recedes

seeing

what is seen

                                - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

our children, they die

 

just children

silence

we steal their breath

silence

guns

what need

really

under tears from angels

so poets must cry

for they die

our children

they die

they will die

 

                  - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ice on the water blues

 

if satisfied

beautiful girl

you hold her eyes

mornings

warm dew

wakes your lips

her deep breath sighs

is loving rhymes

a young man's crime

if only

satisfied

long walk blues

carrying

sweet talking refrain

empty hand

dry lips

walking talking beautiful girl

dance

where lingers a young man

on the chance

if satisfied

ah!

those chilly hours

as minutes

if satisfied.

 

           - jude

 

 

 

 

 

blood across cold sea rocks

 

strip me naked

cut open my soul

would i see

what

you see

wrinkled footsteps

slow but wise

counting treasons

so needs

reasons to believe

banshee stained

morning mirror

a blind's man's refuge

late night

quest

rock & roll dancer

across a deaf child's

eyes

chance with me

naked

and blood across

summer cold sea rocks

remember with me

a summer

where

it all was born

water stain

cold eyes

across where it all died

 

                         - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

shadow moon

 

mirror moon light

in dance

a woman

to chance

dreams sing

within her shadow

she echoes deep

between the night

of stars

across a road

glass windows

where time calls

 

                                     - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

black sand

 

shadow man

eyes lost

within the

moon night mirror

calls from his

lost voice

he dances alone

what lost dream

lies

empty hand

sees only

reflection of a dream

lost within black sand

                                                                - jude     &nbssp;               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

butterfly dreams   for blanche

 

light in the darkness

calling

sweet water

woman falling

butterfly dreams

carries her

strong hands

holds her

warmth

within a lonely night

where time carves

free her moments

afloat

across the memory

of a poet's eternity

where

beauty

her woman's rhyme

lives

in forever

                             - jude

 

 

 

 

 

only shadow reasons

 

shadow within

painting in oils

color calls to

line

who lies lost

long thoughts

cross silence

shadow carved

yesterday across

tomorrow

cross of ice

concedes to a summer

storm

wrong is right

window light

defuses fear

who shivers

alone in behind

paint soft black

can you see

what it's like

living between

seasons

where

only shadow reasons

mirror fall

whispers seem to call

                                            - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

my woody guthrie blues

 

where do i find myself

still wandering

down those old highways

dreaming

of a time

no interstate drawing lines

connecting the dots

when my country was local

when my long hair was

vocal

chancing my street theatre

dancing

sunsets to lose myself in

of deserts

of mountains

of endless rivers

of two oceans

one green one blue

sunrises to wake me

of farms

of true small time sighs

of dancing free

those national

television channel lies

walking talking

woody guthrie blues

still walking

my old man season

my young man dreaming

 

                                   - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

walking on

 

on the water

rainbow song

early morning rain

sweat on wrinkled sheets

her taste lingering

his soul lost

sweet morning refrain

but you never asked

her name

tomorrow the long road

calls

yosemite falls

no good-byes

memory of her eyes

deeper than his own sighs

can't stop moving

lost boy searching

many colored jacket

cold dawn

always walking

walking on

jacket held close

rhythm against stone

on the highways

he roams

till all songs are

written

young boy without a home

 

                               - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1972 highway blues

 

early summer

red rocks stadium

foothills of colorado rockies

cool night air

the lights of denver

down on the flat

lost a lover to

the open road

it was her sighs

who lingered

traveling songs sung

arlo & pete

singings their stories long

turning music into song

lost in the deep

mountain echoes

just a boy

with nowhere to go

on the run

looking for

while his country loses its

soul

sweet love gone

if only if only

lost

with only music to warm

his dreams

to quiet his screams

to open his heart

only

if walking his

highway blues

 

              - jude

 

 

 

 

gather stand protest

 

1969 central park

gather stand protest

nyc anti-war stance

a lone voice

only a boy with a choice

barely 17 years old in

a school meant for tomorrows best

on scholarship

their threat

just he walked away

were they all afraid to speak

or

had they nothing to say

lost

never his voice

in peace

a wave across a concrete stage

between peace signs and hate

marching for the children

for the 50,000 dead

their silence called out

became his rage against the hate

his screams born

from the death of bobby & King

in song the bells rang

and so a boy learned their song

gather stand protest

yet when the boy sang

the words he found

were his own

the song of a poet born

                                                                 - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

yearns a solitary soul

 

after morning

moving

high desert shadows

warmth touching as light

where dreams are for night

if a man believes

circled

by a dance of angels

bleeding from

rhyming patterns

his long un-fallen years

a simple day of traveling

and all the lost stories

remembered

cataloged

forgotten

slow day's embrace

longer miles

sunlight burns as

hard truth

dry tongues talking

between car walking

alone

heat calls to mirages

cast as water nymphs

faces

just traces

when yearns a solitary soul

traveling boy

searching the void

                                               - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

broken shadow

 

i cry

i cry for nothing

i cry for

a tv commercial

an old movie

seen often

(tears from a man

who had not shed a tear

since the boy grew past the child)

i don't cry for

why

that i cry

it is delusion

sweet multiple sclerosis

it offers one

its empty seasons

just a long dance

tired without reason

broken shadow

on a wall

carve me a river

mirror mirror

catch my fall

                                             - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

just one more longing

 

one last new york summer

perched on my balcony

high above

a cloudless soft river

the hudson by name

down river nyc echoes

dance across so many

memories

driftwood

it calls to me

adrift

as are my sips

long lost lips

sweeter than any morning dreams

just shadows fallen

across of miles of concrete

walking

bike riding

hitch-hiking

running

always far roaming

no place to call home

not even

her so soft lap

just a moment to rest my eyes

always falling

always calling

to her many colored sighs

oh

to love

such were their dances

of beauty

river rhyme

sing your ocean song

in your drifting heart

just one more longing

cave carving

traces

where

never one dared

to call me home

                                         - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

shadow song

 

dark wind

night shadow

street corner

songs

once she had a name

soft across my fingers

first kiss

sweet morning light

was it a dream

or a final rest

i lost her

just silence and

her sweeter breath

yet lingers

lost

between yesterday

and forever

didn't know to

save her

wasn't there to hold her

as she died

in silence

just songs

night dancing

as dust blows

by a dark wind

she lingers

                                          - jude

 

 

 

 

 

of forever

 

when the stars dream

through

the songs of whales

sung

birth is the whisper

adrift

between

notes and words

of love

a moment born

evening light

cast

across a wooden floor

carves a woman's sighs

seeing without a mirror

dancing where waterfalls

cascade free and unseen

lovers they believe

in tomorrow

on the chance

of forever

 

                    - jude

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

his rice paper quiet

 

are a poet's words

just words

are a man's dreams

just his dreams

was my purple jacket

my love beads

my floor length black cape

all my street theatre dancing

were they just stains

water refrains

upon broken glass

watercolor or cold paper

soft illusions calling

to a poet dreaming

of being a man

no fear of time

wind across

old wrinkled fingers

dreaming words

onto his rice paper quiet

ocean water warm

bottled north atlantic storm

where

a poet's tears

are never just tears

where

a man's years

as

a dancing child

is a child without fears

 

                      -jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

sunlight free

 

blue sunlight silver wings

carrying your own wind

you fly across this forever sky

this mirror of my eyes

your freedom blurs my dreams

i scream against the sin

who carries my sighs

sand falling through

ice trapped fingers

earth frozen empty tries

do you believe

or are you just

sunlight free

blue sunlight silver bird

catch my sighs

as you glide into the night

 

                             - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 untitled

 

sweet child

my country

who steals your heart

has lost its soul

you are now broken

with nowhere to grow

we dare to teach you

our hate

is it too late

is it too late

we are killing god's angels

do you care

do you care

 

                - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 dying alive

 

shade resting within

a rhyme of a poet's words

morning sunlight

harsh on tired eyes

no lies to compare

only distance

growing in a woman's stare

she's daring to believe in

within moments deep

where all the

no tomorrows live

touching shadows

breathing

all the hidden beauty

deep within the mirror

she choosing

she's dying alive

she's seeing the magic

of dying alive

 

                              - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 hard street walking

 

hard street talking

long rhyme walking

daring to believe

in more

never stopping long enough

never giving enough time

for a man with hate in

his eyes

to connect relate debate touch

keeping the song

ringing in the wind

carry your eyes

willingness

to die never to stop

never to lie

hard street surviving

just a moment in time

from a shadowed street corner

call out the hate

movement on a sunlit street

a man

willing truth

willing to die

such a truth

shall never know

defeat

                                                - jude

 

 

 

 

 

midnight water dancing

 

dream dancer

dances

upon the dust of

a star's light

her morning breaks open

the deep of the night

concrete mirror sight

wandering

nyc street-lamp echoes

where only young girls sigh

longing

warm ocean waves

in song singing

sweet midnight rain

she walks the water

of her eyes

living the echoes of her tries

dreaming

water dancing

and forever

 

           - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

sunrise song

 

quiet water rage

midnight moon stage

longtime summer urge

dreamtime dancing

consideration of time

broken

panama gambler hat

blue hawaiian shirt

dancing

still dancing

where shadows concede

and women bleed

seeds

on a long drift

sunrise song

just a moment

when you no longer

belong

singing free

all the water

from your eyes

                                           - jude

 

 

 

 

deep water sea

 

i try to believe

i don't believe

anymore

i see where truth

bleeds

i feel where

the pain never recedes

deep water sea

adrift

between time and

the rhythm of my birth

i don't believe in

tears

when one can't dance

anymore

how can one sing

the blues

sweet river

when

waterfalls stain ones soul

 

                      - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 morning song

 

rain shadows

crosses

walking man

lost

in dreaming rhyme

nailed across the face

of time

shattered

and not

echoes call

to memories

as they fall

footprints across

dried concrete

if a man

ignoring defeat

dreaming

the morning song

drifting

within the short of long

as all wind bleeds

lost seasons

 

                        - jude

 

 

 

 

 

dreams of free

 

if a beautiful day

silence speaks

crosses fall to rot

sings the wind

nothing but evil

is sin

only water holds

a dream of free

i dare

to believe in my youth

before these

ice mountain trees

i fell to my knees

i looked

night of forever stars

reflections off

such a young woman's

sighs

forever

always forever

if a beautiful day

is the day we die

                                             - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

deep earth fingers

 

carved as a dream

touching earth

deep star light

reflections of forever

woman sits

on a rock

believing

in the peace of truth

                                                - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 leaving his footprints

 

if you

could see

just dance with me

ocean morning breeze

warm tears

leaving footprints

deep nights hold you

drinking away your dreams

till

castles fall to waves

under the pull of

yesterday's call

if a blind man could see

seasons turn

while leaves bleed

roads under the fall of snow

always know where to go

young man

traveler leaving his footprints

lonely ice

never twice

reasons yearn

across a young man's turn

if you could see

sweet road river long

daring to believe

                                                            - jude

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the long winter's light

 

believes the child

deep in the dream

between

hunger and hope

dry tears fall

to a burning land

talk to me of silence

where moons rise full

a mirror of light

shining truth

believes the child

sleeping below a long

winter's night

                   - jude

 

 

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