Happy boy you melt our hearts we hold you tight against the dark for leopards prowl too close it seems and safety’s watch in your sweet dreams grow up big stalwart and tall a man of grace who will not fall This poem is for my cousin “Zeek” who was abandoned at a hospital door. […]
Take in the wonder of a child as he/she basks in Spring…
Turn on the radio and in my mind I am in another place a sector in time drive down the coast flip a uey and see the tumblers waving salty fingers at me open the oven flavor please a time when I stuck my finger in batter with glee *** All the things you think […]
they asked me when I was a kid how long they thought i’d live i said” i don’t know maybe after the world is covered with snow.” they asked me when I was a sailor how long I thought til it was over? i shook my head, “my best friend yesterday at 20 was dead” […]
No where do I belong Empty as watery space Alone a big place No where do I belong Alone a big watery space When you are gone No where do I belong Empty as alone in space The form base of the poem is the Triolet that I then worked off of to spin integral […]
Why is it wrong to need someone or be needed when the cycle of love brings joy?
A child is lost in the flood but we do not forget…
When we cant be close to loved ones we are invisibly joined by the bond of love
The joy as the bubble takes flight the dismay at the pop….
Who is in your distant memories? Perhaps a friend, a family member. So many memories that form who we are today.