Her Land

She sees me, hears my voice, and she wheels, Returns. She knows me as well as I know her Even when we have both discarded our winter robes. She spirals […]

Unearthed

My spirit lists at a negligent angle, propped now against bone like a fencepost unearthed and left to find support where it may. It will right itself, but not until […]

Long Shadows

At the right moment Even young trees Cast long shadows.             ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHT AJI WINGS, 2018; ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. NOTHING HEREIN MAY BE USED […]

Above It All

Freedom is being above it all, floating so high Even a zoom lens can’t bring you back down to earth.           ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHT AJI WINGS, […]

Standing In the Light

All you need is enough space for your feet And next thing you know You’re standing in the light.             ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHT AJI WINGS, […]

Spring Regalia

Long light, warm winds Time to dance in spring regalia.             ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHT AJI WINGS, 2018; ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. NOTHING HEREIN MAY BE USED […]

If You Speak

If you speak and no one hears you Did you really say anything? The world says no. Speak anyway.               ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHT AJI […]

A Clan. A Name. A Gift.

A clan. A name. A gift.         ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHT AJI WINGS, 2018; ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. NOTHING HEREIN MAY BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE WHATSOEVER WITHOUT THE […]

Intersections

Life is not linear. An endless straight line leads nowhere; following it accomplishes nothing. In tandem, we cannot see the other. Parallel lines are only the sum of their parts. […]

At Home

When the world seems very big and you feel very small When the world refuses to make space for you Find your own space between the lines And make yourself […]

The Way of the Light

The mountain is high, its slopes steep. The sun hides behind it. The way is daunting: no road, no path, not even a foothold. Dark trees bristle along its edges, […]

At Rest

The clouds built into a blue-black wall, and the sun fled the sky. The snow whirls, but whether in confusion or frenzy even it cannot say. The wind howls now, […]

A Break In the Clouds

For centuries, people have called it “the black dog.” I’m a child of the Twentieth Century, of the Space Age.  I call mine a black hole: the place that sucks […]

Born Red

We are the birch: Born red.           ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHT AJI WINGS, 2018; ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. NOTHING HEREIN MAY BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE WHATSOEVER WITHOUT […]

Negative Space

There are days when it’s possible to see between the lines. Just a glimpse, you understand — portals don’t makes spectacles of themselves. They tend not to waste time appearing […]

A Lone Branch

Sometimes the best you can hope for is to find a lone branch And make a place for yourself upon it.             ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHT […]

When Summer Comes

Winter still, and I am pale, brittle My face dry and lined, my cloak threadbare And yet I am of use. The small spirits perch upon my shoulder Find a […]