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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 …

Why Get Married?

wedding cake

As sexuality become less inhibited, popping the question often becomes the question. Satirically put, "Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free? "

Is There a Word?

Is there a way to pinpoint our feelings?
Is there a word, a phrase, a song that will do the job?

My Mentor

You stood by me as I walked a road I had not walked.
You cleared the path ahead of us whenever it was blocked.
You are the breeze that follows the storm.
You make the air seem fresh and new.

lovers under the milky way

The End of a Romance:
You Have Loved Me Well

Boone

15
double date
starlit night
back seat
blackberry brandy.



Apple Tree Tale

apple tree

A lthough he wasn’t Johnny Appleseed
He climbed an apple tree for me.
A slip of foot, tossed him to sky
And we both found he could not fly



Telling the Tale of Sound

Can the tale of sound be told?
Seen and felt instead of heard?
If it’s possible to do,
I offer you these words —

poplar trees

You Are the Life of My Love

Senior Couple

I am not the love of your life.
And neither are you, mine.
Illusion is an outcast we both leave behind.
Now we dare embrace the reality we find.
Holding you close is, for me, just enough
Because you are the life of my love.

Night Times

night sky

Nighttime feelings, fires, and terrors —
Sometimes it’s good to pause and write
Of feelings that wake you in the night