Monthly Archives: February 2011

snowbound

                                              SNOWBOUND Awake and alone in a settling house Enveloped by snow and blue ice That blankets the roof, the hills and the trees, How can such cold look so nice A white wind, while walking, Stealing heat from my … Continue reading

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Cotati’66/WHAT’S LEFT

                                   WHAT’S LEFT       Your phone call brought a heartache we each endured alone. My calls all went unanswered while I thought you still were home. When you told me that the doctors had turned you inside … Continue reading

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ETHAN

                                                    Second Son Do we choose indentured servitude so our children have a voice? Is going to work eight days a week  really our only choice? To bring a child into this world then live your life for him Making … Continue reading

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INDIGO

Indigo Chorus Can I tell you I love you Would it be any use If we hold our hearts open Would it stop the abuse Please make room on your shoulder I’m weary and lost You can have my tomorrows … Continue reading

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TWICE A GRAVEYARD

                     TWICE A GRAVEYARD Iron behemoth, tin hide skinned, insides pinned with girdered steel. Her metal feel embraced the nest. A steel cradle blessed with bones of rust, staid and trussed, … Continue reading

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MOVING WINDOW

                                          MOVING WINDOW I like this older couple, every morning with their dog. Tennies, coats, a headlamp, breaking through the fog. One’s on the leash, one’s on the light, maybe they trade at home. Still, they’re out there every morning, … Continue reading

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WASTE MANAGEMENT

                                                Waste Management The drumskin sidewalk with it’s beat collides with peoples good intents and spills symphonics in the streets where the homeless still can’t pay their rent. How much fear is in polite, is courtesy a sideways dance, is … Continue reading

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HEROINE, REVENGE (& other wishful thinkings)

 Heroine, Revenge (& other wishful thinkings)  Her beauty was exquisit, if you ever got the chance Cold hard lines and attitude did nothing to enhance. She kept her anger out in front her reasons were her own. I’d visit her … Continue reading

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EVENING SHADOWS

                                        Evening  Shadows Chorus Evening shadows reach out To carry away The last desperate remnants Of light She holds on to the promise That moonlight’s a lantern To show where he waits In the night Verse Under cover of darkness … Continue reading

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TWO TIMER

                                         Two Timer  Time without you moves too slow,  I can’t wait for it to pass.  But when I’m with you what I know  Is time moves much too fast. I need  a way for time to stop  When you are … Continue reading

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