"Rain Heron is probably the best performance poet I have heard." — David Batten, Poet/Author of Transhumance, Storme Passage, Untergang, Rotterdam, Winterreis. Elegy of a Year Kissing a man New Year's Eveexploring the unfamiliar... Truth or Hair I once saw the truthit flashed before me... Pale Blue Rose (after Ouida) The regrets, the cigarettesremind me... Perhaps (after #NeverAgain) Are we living a lie?Are we lying to live?... You + Me My heart is coldchilled by your disregard... I am. I am your delusionI am your illusion... I might like it HERE Sometimes I doconnect in a way... All Tied Up They are tied uplike a snug gift... Goodbye Mother I saw the endbefore it began... Her House "Her house is a fortressa keep for all that frightens her... Night of Wonder A crisp autumn dayof pure air and light... BrOKeN DreAMs (from 'Fragments') Broken dreams are so serenethere's nothing to do but wonder... Under the Glass for Sylvia Plath (from 'Fragments') Hiding under the glass Protect me from the unkind mass... The Messenger (please don't kill her) "You misalign yourselfwith thoughtless twits..." Woman Without Words Your words are my poetrymy life is your self-directed film... To love, to live, to lie (from 'Fragments') To love, to live, to liein the midst of the truth... Tomorrow (from 'Heart On') "I need a piece of tomorrow today..." Love First (from 'Heart On') "You've always been inside me..."