Tag Archives: Poetry

A poem: Synonyms

I search for synonyms, Little words, Of bold expression, To define my existence Manufactured phrases, Simple tales or fables, To justify my presence, Or being at this moment An antonym maybe, A mirror of opposites, To defend what I am … Continue reading

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A poem: In the light or in the dark

When the sun sets west of the horizon, Behind clouds that tease the dry earth I listen for the silence of a world at rest, A stillness that eclipses the fading light Standing in grass brushed with dew between my … Continue reading

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A poem: The Doctor’s Office

I sit grey and cold, years soaked beyond a black and white photograph of tight skin, dark hair on a straight and ridged frame waiting my turn in an ocean of Muzak. Days in mass, wasted in a wheeled chair … Continue reading

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A poem: Coffee House

  Absorbed in a cup of black heat, watching, listening The scenes change, bodies move, voices echo Business, relationships, old friends and new Some wait, they are late, maybe early I sit, alone, blending into the moment Job interview, smile, … Continue reading

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A poem: One Life

The azaleas bloomed, Pinks and whites against a backdrop of summer grass waiting for the heat to rise Yellow dust, pollen lust, coats the landscape Spontaneous and unstable, whisked away by an afternoon rain or an April breeze This is … Continue reading

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A new dawn

The rope I grip has begun to fray, The knots I tied have slipped and drawn slack, From the truths that control my motions, and count my days It’s time I pushed away from this shore of security Towards the … Continue reading

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As the wind blows

An ancient breeze blows through the trees, Shaking yellow dust off limbs that sway in motion. The air is filled with tiny spores of Spring, Journeys carried in gust beyond our horizons. As Winters death releases her cold grip, Life pulls itself … Continue reading

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A Poem: A Box of Christmas Memories

A tree stands in a room filled with lights and trinkets of the past Ornaments on display refresh our memory of glitter and glue Gifts of first graders proudly offered to mothers everywhere Intermingled with shiny objects collected at vacation gift … Continue reading

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A Poem: Happy Anniversary

I held your hand tight on that first day of school The little girl that filled our circle with life and love Sharing you for the first time with a world beyond our door Who knew what magic would unfold in … Continue reading

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A Poem: The Fragile Earth

I offer this place for your use and nourishment. What do I ask in return? I spin for your comfort, providing day and night. What do I ask in return? I fill your lungs with life, deep breathes to sustain. … Continue reading

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