Cherish

I drove in thought, as tend I do On whim, I paused as I passed through Pulled aside and spent the day Atop the bluffs, where my dog played And though he is not with me now I felt him there, some way, somehow The moss, a feel of fur it had The breeze, sound … More Cherish

Reflections

A one way mirror, it must be For them, it’s clearer seen than me I look to my left I look to my right I know not where to walk tonight Should I take this path? Should I go there? Feign the footsteps of who dare? Nothings known on a false throne Uncertainty is all … More Reflections

Now Today

Life is short, but long it is How does one make a play of this? There is no answer, dearest dancer All we can do is learn the step Do your best, study hard Its all a game, so learn the cards All within is saint or sin And no one knows where either’s kept … More Now Today

Happy Birthday, Mom

Happy birthday, Mom Six years have passed, I know I can’t lie it still feels like You were just with me, though You’re missed more than anything In thoughts each, every day And yes it’s true that not for you I’d have no words to say Everything I’m doing Every word I write Is fueled … More Happy Birthday, Mom

Christmas: 2021

‘Twas the night before Christmas And all through the house Not a creature was stirring …except Missus Clowse “Get up you old fat man!” “You’ve a job to do!” “Gifts don’t wrap themselves!” “So stop hitting ‘Snooze’!” And from that point on This old Santa could tell That this one year’s Christmas Was gonna be … More Christmas: 2021

A Just Saying

“Just move on, just forget, let it go and turn the page” “That is how you’ll get by now, for life is naught more than a stage” Such advice from those in life, they mean well yet misunderstand Closure quite can bring respite, and things aren’t had ‘till they’re in hand Seeing is believing, at … More A Just Saying

Confession Booth

Walking down this lonely aisle Hoping it won’t take awhile To confess what’s on my mind I draw the curtain, then unwind Forgive me Father, I have sinned “Tell me Son, what brings you in?” I cannot make recompense I can’t find your first defense “Wait my child, what do you mean?” Just listen please, … More Confession Booth

Worlds of War

With the birds I share this view, indeed Yes it’s lonely, but it’s the only Only thing I seem to see Flying high up in the sky Looking down on things below See amidst, we’re so transfixed On that which sells tix to the show And yet if We flipped the switch Then maybe we … More Worlds of War

They All Say

The cream will rise, they always say But then they paint in shades of grey Talent touches, waters reach But oceans only wave so far Contained by a sand-castled beach All those castles in the sand Lead to newer, unfound land And yet only a few exist Castles, yes But in their mist In their … More They All Say

Less is More

There’s gotta be a reason for these sayings to be said sometimesTyping all these stereos, there’s context behind every lineWe joke that nice guys finish last yet struggle with believing itBut our subconscious can’t be fooled, it says don’t be so full of shit It matters not if we admit, but every mind is filled … More Less is More

Vice Versa

Everybody thinks they’re smartest They do so much or work the hardest What if someone told you, nay That we all carry equal weight? I do not care anymore I’ll find what I am looking for Rising till I reach their floor Laugh at the lock then break the door It’s not a thing that … More Vice Versa

Hid Intentions

Never have I ever wrote a word I don’t remember, sitting silent serving purpose in the spaces that they’re set I know because I inked them from the places that I thinked them which at times might seem erratic, but I never forget Forget the possibility that if not you it must be me, but … More Hid Intentions

If I Must

You may not like it, but rules are made It does not matter, sunshine, or shade I truly do feel bad for you But this is what we have to do I know you hate it, but it must be Like trees that grow from one small seed So don’t complain, it’s for the best … More If I Must

Shooting Stars

So many things happen in life That cause us pain, anguish, or strife Things that make us question Him Be it loss, or love, or sin Moments pass when we’re astray Confused, consumed, cornered, at bay Yet if we can stay the course There exists an age old force Something that comes from within But … More Shooting Stars

The Spark

Tipping points Just what are they? A phenomenon that doesn’t play They serve as words you need not say Their meaning scoffed, and tucked away It’s easy to go through the motions As if we’ve brewed naive cold potions That way we can brush the rug But really it’s a hole we’ve dug It’s effortless … More The Spark

Baxter, Baxter

Baxter, Baxter, treat-eat master Always looking for a bite Always needing his next feeding Chompers chewing every night If he’s awake that means he’s hungry There is no if and or when If he’s not sleeping he is eating Tummy always grumble’n Ding ding ding! You hear that ring? Ears up, that was the microwave … More Baxter, Baxter

Marionette

It makes no sense, at least to me Strings are pulled haphazardly Never knowing why, or when A tale to tell, but there’s no pen Rhyme and reason, both absent And yet the cruelty won’t relent Overstaying welcomes Like letters that are never sent A dictator, yes it’s true It controls me, and controls you … More Marionette