A Poetic Outlook
A poet has to look up or down
if they want to be worth anything at all.
Look up into the pleated theater clouds
heading north across the sky.... more »
A Whole Lot Of Nothing
God sent us sad souls to the pan handle of Texas to break our heart
No oaks, no rivers, , no place to dream upon the flat earth, as a song... more »
It's risky being a late blooming rose
to dare to be beautiful
when others appeal has faded away... more »
Baby's First Dance
Baby's first dance, while the band played,
and hands were raised,... more »
Hail you great city and what do I hear?
An electric cacophony of noise and noise... more »
Cloud shadows look up at us from the ground beneath us
while their Creator dares us to
reach skyward for a touch at them
The clouds are driven before the wind.... more »
Farewell To The Plum Tree
I stood beside you and pulled at the tufts of jade grass
that gathered themselves closely about your trunk.
It was new spring grass and I was feeling oh so old.
I noticed the copper tinted sap that leaked,... more »
Fighting For The Love Of Her
She came to me after the fall out.
She said I do and so did I, but perhaps to soon... more »
Grave Yard Song
All around me life still lingers, fragrant earth, shining stone.
Winds song breaths and rain drops tremble... more »
Where comes the darkness
that would swallow October and haunt the moon?... more »
When the last tear from God
has run down your cheek
and there is no breath
left in your dreams... more »
Time is, time was, time will be again and where has time gone? It
absently slips by. Time is different then I once thought it to be. Time is... more »
Joe's Nail Salon
He put his barber sign up in1962.
He offered three different hair cuts just to satisfy you.... more »
May Snow Fall
I stood with her in the heat of the day
beneath a dappled, cloud strewn sky,... more »
Placement Of The Stars
I watched the moon plunge from the night
A big bold anchor, attempting to catch... more »
Before the plow comes,
before the shovel scoops,
holding a breath waiting
for the storm to play out,... more »
Sunshine And The Wind
Today I am thinking of sunshine and the wind.
Have you ever passed beneath a clothes
line flapping in the breeze, soaking in sunshine?
The towel drapes itself across your face.... more »
I love a carnival; lights, music and life.
Sing, sister, sing,... more »
What Does Heaven Sound Like?
I listen to a women sing a middle eastern tune,
chanting, wailing and she causes me... more »