I crawled along the face of the Earth Looked down and saw stars beneath my feet Over a distance I’ve crossed a thousand times.
The voice that calls out across the field Calls out in beckoning, come ever closer With fists clenched hidden at its sides And the breath of waiting for this moment thick in its mouth...
The massive engines roared to life beneath him, and Silas forgot for a moment all of the black thoughts that had urged him to this point. There was only awe in his heart, and every physical sensation was melting together with the engine, his whole body joining with the metal monster in its great leap toward the sky.
A mind lost beneath fire in the sky Stands ready to rave against the coming The stars drone and fall to Earth And the moon cannot bear to watch
A blanket on the world, thick, oppressive Stars digging their way through the sky In an effort to reach the surface below
I know you shape the world between your fingers Leaving behind beauty encased in sweetwater
Sometimes, when the sun is in just the right spot, It’s light filters through the leaves Swaying in a gentle breeze In the same way it did when I was young. I often wish to return to the past. Looking back into memory I see Endless summer days, trips to the coast, Heroic deeds …