Embers Spin by Jeff Flesch

You come in dreams wearing a fever-halo of memories a bounty, and a plight of humanities consciousness a dearth of commitment and of feeling keeps the planet stuck spinning to sounds, lost and buoyantly star-struck with illusion and with the embers of a fire learning how to rebuild notions of love from hearts worth saving…

Hidden Dreams by Jeff Flesch

There are dreams hidden within buildings towering upon hills and beneath the surface of the sky a transparent beauty escaping from time’s paradoxical ties leaving memories as whispers of what was once you and I -JEFF FLESCH Jeff Flesch lives in Corvallis, Oregon, and was voted the 2022 Spillwords Press Author of the Month for…

Angels Outlined by Jeff Flesch

I find you in the smallest particles of earth, where you left me to fend off the dark confused, and bewildered I drew upon the night sky, angels outlined with tears shed before they began to leak from eyes smaller than anyone noticed behind a heart growing stronger, and stronger the more I learned how…

Soul’s Sojourn by Jeff Flesch

People sit around a table speaking from broken hearts mended by a solution to the soul’s sojourn, a road without a destination unfolds among flowers littered up, and over the hills of hearts taking shape, among traps, and forested- mistakes lies the awakening of each soulmate -JEFF FLESCH Jeff Flesch lives in Corvallis, Oregon, and…

Misty Morning by Jeff Flesch

nature speaks to my heart held up with frozen, and fractured feelings developed over long travails of windy nights and misty morning melancholy the antithesis of a sun rising over the horizon and within my heart knowing you’ve always been there and will never depart -JEFF FLESCH Jeff Flesch lives in Corvallis, Oregon, and was…

Placid Sea by Jeff Flesch

The moon, a placid sea, reflecting back a mantra of meaning watching the sun set along a coast, depleted and dry tears leak from porous eyes reflecting back a mirror of vastness, and of limitation infinite being of love always, and forever seen -JEFF FLESCH Jeff Flesch lives in Corvallis, Oregon, and was voted the…

Time’s Ashes by Jeff Flesch

I drive in circles manifesting a purpose given to me as a child it’s these coattails of peace and love I ride transcending pain, a realization arises like petals falling from my heart a dew-covered and encapsulated light invades my mind with love making ashes out of notions of time -JEFF FLESCH Jeff Flesch lives…

Winter Blossoms by Jeff Flesch

I wake up and walk along the lonely trail made out of crushed fragments of love for sale dwindling in the night sky these eyes try to make sense out of the pain cascading like a river from the fingertips of the giver a silent witness and, an ever present gift the red sandstone mistress…

Devotion and Care by Jeff Flesch

sometimes we hold on too long believing in that which we see when in reality everything worth knowing lives underneath the one stream where junipers come to fruition with devotion and care we dare to sit in silence disrupting the status quo fanfare for the love built out of the actions we take and share…

Coal Dust by Jeff Flesch

diamond-like resilience made from coal dust and a little bit of luck from the sun creates flowers blooming in the garden of my heart I trust the calmness of the rain pervading the vacuum of my soul preparing me I bear witness to things out of my control and to the sky always holding me…

Musical Heart by Jeff Flesch

morning tranquility broken and crumbled, my part of ashes spread all over the flower garden and within the nest of my heart made out of sticks and stones you gave to me through words made up of dried bones it’s just like that sometimes, we want so desperately to fall in line with that which…

Cosmos Within by Jeff Flesch

I sit, knees and hands folded end over end awaiting the cosmos to appear within my heart, a flower blooming in the vacuum of space and time a riddle, when chasing the flickering mind yet, if we stop to realize a resemblance arises of the trees and the breeze and, of something far grander than…

Touch and Taste by Jeff Flesch

every little touch, and taste takes me to another place desire afire, living inside the tranquility of the seas with dark blue and indigo too a backdrop of the love inside our truth they live in the skies burnt amber, and copper filled jewels, raining down love on me and you -JEFF FLESCH Jeff grew…

Cosmic Radiance by Jeff Flesch

I walk along the forest floor, watching as the mysteries pour forth blooming evergreen weeds, struggling up through the ground looking to see if anyone’s around they always wink at me relating a resilience and a broad-spectrum playfulness hidden inside the stars heavens, a mirror takes two seconds more to notice in the dew lingering…

Fiery Lake by Jeff Flesch

love lives in each heartbeat and breath we take, regardless of past mistakes and the pain we rake like mist that takes me on a trip down memory lane and into the fiery lake I transpire. lingering on the petal of a flower and, within an hour? clarity becomes truth just like the love, I…

Empty Nest by Jeff Flesch

the pain comes to me in the afternoon as I sit in front of the tree meant for you and me I cannot hide from the tears inside they well up and finally, come forth in my heart and on my cheeks, they do intone a lingering in the midst of our tryst, as I…