I’m still here, Like a bad smell that lingers. No longer under your thumb, Or at the end of your index fingers. Still here, just not a… Read more “No More High Flying”
Clear your mind See the forest for the trees Then you’ll find Your way back home to me I will wait No matter what lies in… Read more “Lockstep”
I head down that path – Again, I’m time traveling. Where things are sewn up But simultaneously unraveling. There’s a judge on a bench With some heavy… Read more “Parenthetical Thoughts of a Dying Man”
The invisible man: Ascot and rags, A corporeal disguise. But likewise with me, When I lose my finery, I’ll disappear before your eyes. Glasses over bandages, Is… Read more “Glasses Over Bandages”
At first blush I felt a rush. Noisy world hushed, My instant crush. Danced without care, I stared and I stared. Some gum we shared, I was… Read more “Holly at First Blush”
Sometimes I think our biggest blunder
Is how we’ve crushed our sense of wonder.
With the decorated shop windows of others,
And the weight of information, plowing us under.
With production values that beg, “Why try?”
And standards that are skyscraper high.
We live ahead of our horizon lines,
Obstructed by monuments in our minds.
While labelled and locked
In a tidy box.
But I recall a wondrous world, big and wild,
That I gazed upon, with the eyes of a child.
I don’t know who is wrong or right. I do know who will lose the fight. There’s logic and there’s emotion. There’s gravity, but also the notion,… Read more “Slipping Gravity”
Sunlight piercing a cloud, Pulling a veil, Lifting a shroud. So many missteps I’ve taken, So much fail. Now I awaken. And rise to meet my fate,… Read more “Scheming”
I quit Twitter and Facebook again, so I’m feeling a little uneasy about being home alone, working for hours, without those two “windows” to gaze into. I’m… Read more “A Tuesday in February”