Monthly Archives: September 2016

Poem – Imprisoning Images

I am trying so hard to escape. Her image is my warden, my guard, my cell, and these cold bars within, that imprison my heart. Sentenced to life, I shall serve my time alone amidst an unfathomable future without her. … Continue reading

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Poem – Halloween Clerihews

The Wicked Witch of the West is feeling very depressed. The hag soon disappears as she melts in all her tears. Alcoholic Frankenstein’s drunk again on Merlot wine. No, his walk is not the clue,  he staggers when he’s sober … Continue reading

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Poem – Grandma’s Petunias

In Spring I watched my grandma toil:  with eighty-seven year old hands  she pertly cupped and clawed away  the dirt, creating auburn bowls  in which she placed petunia seeds.  But summer weeds and pesky moles  have claimed that emptied patch … Continue reading

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Poem – Dancing After Yes

Alone and lost amongst the trees,  the young one stood and wept. He yearned for home upon his knees,  in fright as daylight slept. He knelt in wait, but night remained,  as roaring clouds rolled in. The skies became a … Continue reading

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Poem – Became 

Alone and lost amongst the trees,  the young one stood and wept. He yearned for home upon his knees,  in fright as daylight slept. He knelt in wait, but night remained,  as roaring clouds rolled in. The skies became a … Continue reading

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Poem – Part I 

I. Adopting and Adapting  I brought the handsome animal home,  sparing him the shelter’s syringe;  watched the old cat acclimate  to a place that wasn’t a cage,  his worry-glossed eyes wide, peeking  meekly from the open carrier,  the massive frame … Continue reading

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Poem – 88 Ways to Say Goodbye

These keys beneath my fingertips  express my soul through Musics’ lips. Emotion fuels the solemn songs I play. With mournful chords of black and white I grieve the loss of love tonight. My melodies display my disarray. You loved it … Continue reading

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