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The Anole

anole

The anole stopped
and stared at me.
He didn’t seem afraid at all.
I turned my head and he was gone …

Trickle Down Life

daisy
Photo Credit: Pixabay.com–GLady

Do we cling to life just to lose it at death or is new life just rebirth?

I Love You

Couple's sign-I love you
photo credit:pixabay.com/en/users/adinavoicu-485024/.

I love what I must cling to
As well as what I must set free ...

On Waking

On waking
Photo Credit: Robert Nelson on Unsplash

I wish that at eight
It wasn't too late
For the poetry to rise to the top



Ode to Long Distance Love

phone wires at night
Photo credit: StockSnap - Pixabay

there was just electricity between us
the magical night we met;
no music,
no wine–
just screens and keyboards–
but yet …

Birth Day

newborn baby
photo credit: Unsplash.com, @dezart

We are conceived in darkness.
Sperm meets egg and growth begins
in sweet mystey of Mother’s womb.
A place of warmth where new sensations,
sound and touch are realized.

Autumn Reverie

mockingbird
Photo credit: @jackez2010-unsplash.com

I. Looking out her window in the gray November,
She saw the squirrel in his leafless tree,
fretting, nattering constantly
She heard the goose's call resound
As rhythmic wings carried him through space.
Bringing him to a warmer place.

Crumpled Words

crumpled papers
photo credit: https://unsplash.com/@moyse

Her tears held the page in place
A torrent of emotion obscured its face,
In words smeared and blurred
Their meaning lost.
The page was
Torn,
Mangled,
Tossed
Into the space of memory.

Dark Dreams

woman in the indigo of night

"Come bring me your dark dreams and I will make them mine ... "

Christmas

Photo Credit: Nathan Lemon Unsplash

For those without dogma it's still okay
To have a Merry Christmas on Christmas Day