Biography of Guillermo Veloso
a chef by trade, lover of life, it's passions and pains.
Guillermo Veloso Poems
Sweet gold of The sun in her smile The scent of rum and sea Her wave-tossed hair tangled by
Peace Be With You, My Brother
You have bitten my arm and Drawn blood Peace be with you my brother You have gnawed my bones and
A single lost rose Abandoned on the road Blood red on asphalt black A discarded thought
A Dangerous Rose
We pack our time in Bundles of 10 Each year a fractal of the greater life Time and passage
Earth as Woman
Giving, full and ripe Brazen treacherous Jealous of her seas Worn and new
As It Should
And Adam looked above at the first Stars, alit and new Spinning and his alone Scripture still unwritten and formless
Have you ever seen the sun at midnight? Have you ever felt the cool rain on a cloudless day? Have you ever run your toes through the tall grass on a city street? Have you ever made love to a lover on a loveless night?
In the dark, scotch in hand Muscle memory Memory muscle The freedom of age
Love lost when is love lost? When fallen kisses and caresses Are shadows on the neck and lip
The poetry of blind man is not metered In contrast hue or color It is textured In smell
Somewhere Far Away
Somewhere an ocean spreads on a sleeping beach Somewhere a wave falls red with krill Somewhere a blue whale leaps in scaffold breach Somewhere a tern paints an arctic sky
Morning’s a Memory
Memories lap Upon my dream-shore Like the morning tide They stain my sands
This summer night Thick with textures A broth of mist and sound Alive with bells / sleigh bells /
Pasted on the walls
Silent witness to the day’s progress
Weed Wackers and Cloud/ cat and sun/ aquarium waterfall and creeks edge
Silent fisherman hauls in his wooden catch
Day passes in silence....
The days are slower as a child
Quiet as the world labors...
The sun is gentler and the birds are friendlier