Built to Last

Built to Last How do we know we’re in love Is it a deep longing a strong knowing a profound mutual respect Or could it be that we spent so much time learning what love isn’t When that doesn’t show up we are relieved by peace let our defenses slip and trip into something we…

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Shoe Fly

Shoe Fly A lonely sandal lost in the dunes far from the water’s edge makes me wonder how one foot can tread on naked while the other’s still dressed until I recall things I have lost without a clue as to where they went Why is my mind so bent on this familiar event Maybe…

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Starship Landing Strip

Starship Landing Strip With deep respect to those who have come and gone it just goes to show the circle grows Nothing remains the same for long It matters not how you make your name the sound the soul the years of gold remain From the Summer of Love that I was a part of…

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Epiphanic Catharsis

Epiphanic Catharsis The so-called cool kids were mean gnawed away at my self-esteem They made up excuses to bait and spread rumors twisted with hate My desire to fit in was fleeting I should have seen through their sheeting was dubbed public enemy uncool and threatened with beatings at school Now that I’m grown, I…

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Time Out

Time Out Not always a where but sometimes a when whatever it is It’s not happening then At first crack of dawn quiet in the castle everyone’s sleeping there isn’t much hassle Except for the dog who goes out and comes back occasional sneezing paid dues to a lilac Coffee is brewing I get the…

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