Lanterns

Lanterns

Lanterns Written by Jack Pontes June 9, 2020 Lanterns bend over the street Dividing the night where people meet Some in shadow Some in light Lanterns see everything in the night   A wanderer has fallen asleep His bed is a grate where he will not weep Some never...
Humboldt

Humboldt

Humboldt Written by Jack Pontes May 31, 2020 On a prairie patchwork blanket of earth Life was interrupted at the crossroads One life, and the many, fused together and apart In an instant and then forever.   Ice had moved them there Pushing their dreams Until they...
Jacob’s Ladder

Jacob’s Ladder

Jacob’s Ladder Written by Jack Pontes May 21, 2020   Brother Jacob tell me your dreams The one where you saw; he who redeems Us from this dust; we call the earth That same soil where your kindred give birth   To many more dreamers like me and my pen Who...
Calling Your Name

Calling Your Name

Calling Your Name Written by Jack Pontes May 20, 2020 Your hard work is over And the payment is made Find me in the desert Where the highway is laid   In the wild you’ll hear me Calling your name The mountains and valleys Will all be the same   You bent and...