Where will I go when there’s no race-place else to run? Where will I go when the great bell tolls “You’re Done?” Out in the wind! Clod in the ground! A struck statistic! The silence of Continue reading →
Yes, deaths and loves-lost upheavals pushed one overboard. This voyage’s vessel sailed fine many a year—tacking windward Through tempests and storms — its keep held its holding of songs and breath. Then, that overboard fall into the dark waters of Continue reading →
So many have so much to say- Pastors, Guru’s, Shamans of this and that The Illuminati, Cognoscenti – each a fandom of Cultist this Savant that – Talking conspiracies and scriptured theories of heavenly kingdoms, Afterlife RIPs of Reunions In Continue reading →
O My Love –you were so daily real,
So beside me nights and days.
So beautiful the hold of ourselves;
That enchantment such a special feel,
So shadowed now by the sun’s rays,
So streamed now in swirls out to Continue reading →
I’ve known the takes of winter — the last leaves;
The cold, brittle branches bare in the wind,
Creaking above the grounded yesterdays.
My bark sings to charm that residue within,
Waiting to bloom old limbs once more to love; Continue reading →
They’re out there…waiting!
Some sense it more than some.
But, no surprise with waiting done,
As someday the news reports “I died.”
Oh, head crowned with laurels spun,
But no quarried stone on lonely sod
With cuts for passers-by to Continue reading →
I. Where, now, the sun Paradise, we implore? All peoples-nations stung by a virus And forced to stay away from each other, Till it somehow subsides and is controlled, And we return to our not the same world. A hurt-lame Continue reading →
O! WHY WRITE A LOVE POEM NOW,
WHEN MY MIND’S SO QUARANTINED
WITH THE PEOPLES AND NATIONS OF THE WORLD
IN THIS BOUNDLESS PANDEMIC SPRINGTIME OF COVID-19 2020?
WHAT IS THIS I’M WRITING MIDST THE DYING,
MIDST THE GLOBAL INFECTION Continue reading →
Death’s a daily think—getting demanding, too.
News, world, and my i-phone’s so full of it.
Lindsey, 25, of Dixie Crush is dead.
Car ran her over: died 2/17/2020,
A day before I turned 86 years.
Paisley, 7, just died in Continue reading →