Revelation

A day once came that frightened me For on that day I could not see And knowing that I was not blind I started searching for the key To open up the inner eye There, God’s love did enthrall And…

“Psss’t! Come see at the window. Make it quick! We’ve raided the orchard that Mr. Clark keeps. Take all of the apples tied up in this shirt and hide them in your room ‘case ours is searched.” “We’ve eaten ‘most…

I’m just not known for fussing Fuming, or throwing little fits I try not to write in anger ‘Cause my brain goes on the fritz If I voice an opinion The conversatiion goes to pot Most would rather confrontation As…

Midnight Haiku

man in the moon sings to the midnight sky stars giggle

Parable of the Leaves

Trees had lost their summer dress, stood bare… like stark patterns stenciled on the sky. Only a lone and wispy leaf drifted playfully against her cheek. Fall had arrived… in fragrant splendor and all the leaves were brown. At last…

Colors of Autumn - Haiku

autumn glows nights harvest moon shines saffron

Quiet Acquaintance

I’ve never lain upon white satin liners Nor been encased in dark mahogany Nor have I worn a shroud of uncrisp linen Perfumed by final flowers I won’t see I’ve never heard the sound of endless silence Nor been imprisoned…

Sing Me Again

“Will you sing my song, you know the one that’s only about me?” Then we’d climb into the Maxima for Saturday’s shopping spree. Perched upon the arm rest illegal as could be, she’d tuck a leg on either side and…

HEAR US STAND!

Hear the morning sunrise breaking Hear the early breezes sigh Hear the deadly planes approaching Hear the twinkling of an eye Hear the towers crack and crumble Hear the apocalyptic sound Hear the people run in terror Hear the terror…

One Wish

I thought of you today, your memory so snug in my heart, it hurt to let it out. I did…in spite of the pain and the beautiful life we had came flooding back. For a moment, I thought you were…