Arising from Diffraction (Take 3)
Colder than the weather
under collective oceans, scuttling claws.
Ill-content to follow simpering laws,
I follow moonbeams along neuro-electric
distracted from segmented time.
My feelings are fine. No meds, no precious
minutes ignored in a foreign-speaking
forever short-circuited, my essence
traded; well-established chronic pain
for devils' staccato dancing through my brain.
Meditation, mediation, Buddha's great epiphany:
the mindful way
Join us! Joyous! The perfect wave
Milky bright foam carrying home
after battles and grief.
Our place of safety
fragile, contingent on
hide special minds
immune to humanity's
Intent upon keeping the flame
I can't help you while
"At the 11th hour""
legends and runes
securing codes, clocks, keystones.
Brains evolve with dangers;
filtered through parameters
call out Warning! Warning!
far too often, far too loud.
Smiling daisies, patterned like
sunlight, emoting tranquil scent,
soothing startled breasts --
Alive in sensation
each step, each succession
in idiosyncratic time.