LIGHT IS TOO LIGHT

  Light leaks like water dripping from the faucet You called me baby before you really knew me and stopped calling at all, afterwards Drip… Drip… Nothing. Light lingers in quite corners like memories that refuse to flicker, not acknowledging that the night has fallen. We pour over each other like liquid on a perched […]

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LONG DEPARTED

Nothing, Noting the minutes ticking by, The light descending into darkness, Today becoming the memory of tomorrow And yesterday, so long departed. Nothing, Waiting for the phone to ring, A job to emerge into my job, My home to change into your home, And this city to be over, long departed. Nothing, Twitching toes and […]

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THE REASON AND THE RHYME

Goodbye he said As the train door closed And sliced our world in two Goodbye I thought What a word to use At the end of me and you Goodbye he said And I wondered what Good there was in farewell Goodbye I thought As he left me there Hurt and unhappy in hell Goodbye […]

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An Ending to the Season

Is this it, Is this life, Is this living? Is this the reward for the struggle?   Is this all that was born from those battles won? Is this the result of those wild Winter’s winds And the all too shortness of Summer’s sun?   Is this it, Is this all, In a nut shell? […]

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