Poetry
Autumn

Autumn

When in the autumn All around us Leaves shall fall Keeping the balance of time In the crisp, cold air One ponders that life of mine Breezy, blowing A frosty cover showing Life’s cycles move [...]
Drift Away

Drift Away

Drift away to where you belong Filled with happiness and song Your own place Where you are always ace Drift away from life’s toils A place of no spoils To silence unbroken Sins unspoken Drift [...]
Unconditional Love

Unconditional Love

Inspired by Last Minutes with Oden, courtesy of phos pictures. Throughout my trials he was there Without judging he gave great care He brought life to mine In God’s hands he is fine Joy—his to [...]
Current Readings

Current Readings

My current readings include Walden, by Henry David Thoreau And The Complete Works of Edgar Allen Poe These, when not entwined In space adventures of the Ender Wiggin kind Amidst technology articles I find Time [...]
Windows of Life

Windows of Life

Through the window of life I did look out Wondering in amazement How did it all turn about? Staring through the frame Remembering much, including the pain Whilst yonder memories remain Life’s freeway races along [...]
Hope

Hope

Nary a night goes by My mind wonders why Though starry the skies may be Cloudy are thoughts of thee Alone here in the shadows Memories lurk the gallows Solitude mine only friend For me, [...]
My Friend Franklin

My Friend Franklin

With lots of spots he did stand by Waiting patiently for my kind touch Listening softly to my complaints Enjoying this time without regrets Kindly, gently, his look confirmed His love undying, his devotion concrete [...]
In Celebration of Civil Rights

In Celebration of Civil Rights

While many celebrate today as Martin Luther King, Jr. day, I believe this United States holiday should simply be Civil Rights day. This great country of ours has in its history more than one movement [...]
Fifty Years

Fifty Years

The following poem is in response to today’s Picture Prompt Challenge over at One Stop Poetry. It’s very unusual for me to write a poem based on something other than my own inspiration so I [...]
Alone

Alone

Alone in the desert, the tall ones stand Waiting patiently for that seldom rain Praying no injury at man’s hand Each years growth, closer to being grand When in the evening light Yonder moon shines [...]
Sunday Morning Inspiration

Sunday Morning Inspiration

I watched My Boy Jack on PBS this morning. Great film! It’s the story of Rudyard Kipling’s only son and his death in World War I. Thus, I present you with a little inspiration to [...]
The Watchman

The Watchman

One watchman, Watching in the night. Grand ships journey, Guided by his light. Danger looms near, As families hold tight; Waiting for word to hear, Their loved ones made it through the night. Thanking the [...]