Refuge

how can I
build my house
at the verge of an abyss

the more I see
the further down
infinite black expands

I pray
for a refuge

knowing well
that
here is my refuge and my home

with all my courage I put
one brick
upon another

weeping they won’t
last together
for very long

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The Gift

I brought you a plate of

Interstellar space

Pregnant and teeming 

With possibilities

The harder I try to
Circle it with words

The harder my gift
Appears to be seen

Look

I’ll just stand here 

Empty handed

And wait for the reality
To crack

Where it wants

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