The Sunday Poem: Gino Sky . . . 2 Poems: A Lovely Burgundy Lady & Peace Be Gentle


I settled down within
wife below Mt. Truchas.
        A lovely fat
        burgundy lady.
was an
empress from another
                    A weaver of light.
Taking from the sun
light.            The moon.
From the street neon
beams flashlights & eels.

Strobes.         Fire
lightning & the
Aura of halos.
                             When we . . .
Making love our bed
an incandescent fluid
swimming towards Venus.

She told me to bring
the sun . . . Picking flowers
from the mountain I
placed them at her loom.

Gino Sky

                        To my daughter.

Touch grace the spirit.      Be

my moongod.

                           Beauty.   I return the world
                           Krishna my daughter
                           I bow

the Gods,         Demand.
Myself as flesh.
Beauty !         You are zonked !       F-111's shoot
through my body total spirit I exchange
transfusion to a melting eucharist.

I beat my drum.    The gods

inside me.

                           My grandfathers have long

                  Krishna my daughter.

Gino Sky

Mr. Sky was one of the movers and shakers of Wild Dog  part of the hand cranked small press revolution of the 70's. He's the author of Appaloosa Rising: The Legend of the Cowboy Buddha and Coyote Silk: The Legend of the Cowboy Buddha Continues. He resided in Santa Fe for some years and has been living in Salt Lake City, but his roots are definitely in Idaho. He has performed his poems and stories with the wonderful Rosalie Sorrels, folk master supreme. Above are pictures of Mr. Sky masked & unmasked.  Send  your poetry to  and I thank you.  Larry Goodell

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Comment by Margaret Randall on May 18, 2014 at 11:02am

I love the first poem... all those different evocations of light!

Comment by Merimee Moffitt on June 15, 2014 at 7:59am

lovely. both poems evoke the depths and heights of living and loving


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