This is it. You look around and the children you babysat are now having babies. Some are celebrating a decade or so anniversaries. Others have kids heading to elementary schools and middle school. Yesterday was it that you were still striving to achieve, with many. Too many dreams that you think have yet to comeContinue reading “The present”
Everyone has a place they call home. A soft place to fall. A wanderer yielding the call of the wild, strewn about in the wind. Home: a shadow. LNB 06/2021 God gives. He takes away. He mostly gives for a little time and takes away forever.
I never wrote a word about you before. Your name was never found in my diaries. Neither, did you make it into my attempts at poetry. Maybe it is because you are poetry: lasting beauty, thrilling, touching, sweet, stunning. It’s always been a matter of fact you and I. Twelve years feel like nothing whenContinue reading “Incomparable!”
On that train of life That leads to nought but belief The constant is me and my bag of dreams Rise, rise sun Sink, sink moon Up and down Bright yet dark A constellation of time One stands still Against the bold and the meek Away from the tides of bitterness and honeydew Parched IContinue reading “Whisky’s pain in the rain!”
Pain! Pain! Pain nothing can assuage, here therein, within. Beneath our skin. We peel, tear cut, inhale, to exhale. This is why we do what we do. Dull the senses. Imbibe, rile, indulge, hurt the hurt. Anything! Something! Within. Now. What annihilates: it, this, us, now!