HOW MANY LETTERS DOES IT TAKE TO SPELL OUT ENOUGH?

  And as they bit into the apple they lost their right to the garden. Hands are tipped now with guns, now, instead of gold, instead of gloves. Rage is the new ricochet where once it was rock and roll; bullets are the new Beatles. Facebook has alerts, now, to say you’re alive, now, after, […]

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JOURNEYS, PART 14, THE RUSTLING

  Rustle rocks, the night has murmured to the soul; Peace cannot rest in the shade for long, it seeks but a sanctuary for a season, Eden could not flower forever, there were other fields waiting to be found as fertile, other apples begging to be tasted, other counties where curiosity wasn’t a closure to […]

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THIS CAN BE PARADISE

  All tides, like time, trickle away, all thoughts are tempered towards forgotten, all hold; to the harbour of has been. All waters wash through rivers to find the ocean. We are water washing through paths, plotting our way towards that dream of paradise. Today we are hope floating, tomorrow; no more than faded memories. […]

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TILL IT’S GONE

Day 16; National Poetry Writing Month 30 Days/30 Poems #NaPoWriMo One last lollipop stands on the building lot, stands on the parking place paradise fast forgot. So come take a good shot, take a final swing shot at this hot sweet spot cause the stick in the ground ain’t gonna stick around. Yes, you got […]

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HUMANITY IS HURTING

  and the lullaby left us… and the stars that we wished upon sank with the souls that had been set upon and humanity is hurting, is drowning in tears and treachery and terrorism becomes the term that clears us of all accountability civility responsibility and we have lost the garden and its graces and […]

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PAIRED IN PARADISE

We walk on soothing sands in far flung foreign lands that sweep seductions  over sky and sea, we see, in loving hands, golden wedding bands, no tighter knot any sailor ever made, we walk on beaches of borders blue, better blues than any blue has ever been, a better bond than any eyes have ever seen, […]

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PICTURING PARADISE

Turks and Caicos Islands, Caribbean Paradise… Planning, preparing, passports, departing, tempests, delays, more in light movies, more gin and tonics, detours, Paris- Miami- Charlotte (North Carolina- I now know where that is)-Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, airports, arrivals, heat, humidity, heaven, hotels, typical storms, floods, best friends, new friends, beautiful people, wedding, tears, laughter, dancing, drinking, […]

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