Month: March 2019

Ripeness Is All

[This poem was published in 2021 by Ekstasis Magazine]   Icarus, Without the fated plunge, Is but a dreary grey-haired parable, Pragmatic unremarkable commute, Recklessness is crucial,  The brazen rise to kiss Apollo, Weaves the gossamer of myth;   In flushed freewheel of youth, Vital abandon strains,  Frothing fervid at the bit,  How easy to hold living light, …