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26 05, 2020

The Iron Cart

By |2020-05-26T20:04:35+00:00May 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The iron cart in which I rode, Dodging pebbles from the crowd, A steady rain glistened the rail as stones and insults fell like hail. To what grim stop was I en route, soaked, desolate [...]

26 05, 2020

The Old Tree and the Sapling

By |2020-05-26T20:03:45+00:00May 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|

An old pine counseled a sapling “Be patient. Do not fret. Your limbs will grow, your buds will sprout, Your trunk will form a thick redoubt. In time you’ll grasp what it’s about, And pain [...]

10 05, 2020

Old Age is a Temporary Condition

By |2020-05-10T23:40:30+00:00May 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The temporary condition of old age passes like the turning of a page with all the stealth with which it may approach, more gradually than one can easily note. It doesn’t last as long as [...]

3 05, 2020

Beware Of Swan

By |2020-05-03T20:14:34+00:00May 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

The gentle swan With graceful neck A placid, floating sight Though ever fond, None would suspect It could inspire such fright. This oh-so elegant waterfowl that inspired a grand ballet, when angered will not be [...]

22 04, 2020

New Cautionary Poem: SEBASTIAN

By |2020-04-22T20:07:03+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Sebastian liked to play the slots, in fact, he played them lots and lots. Infrequently he’d win, but then would promptly start to lose again. His youth was spent, the lion’s portion, gambling away a [...]

17 04, 2020

UNOPPOSE

By |2020-04-17T16:41:16+00:00April 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Why topple towers or raze empires and pulverize to dust an edifice of ages past much better left to rust? Why dominate and lay to waste a citadel revered, instead of raising one yourself entirely [...]

9 04, 2020

FIXED

By |2020-04-09T21:53:22+00:00April 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|

For centuries or so it seems, (interminable quarantine!) From dusk to dawn and in between I’m staring inches from a screen. Each cluttered area I’ve cleaned; From human contact I’ve been weaned My eyes are [...]

19 03, 2020

Poor Marcy

By |2020-03-19T20:44:11+00:00March 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Marcy watched the nightly news before she settled off to snooze, but in the morning, close to dawn poor Marcy switched the news back on. At various times throughout her day she’d check what anchors [...]

19 03, 2020

VERSE VERSUS VIRUS

By |2020-03-19T20:43:06+00:00March 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|

This virus, if it has a goal wants every one of us to slow, and strives to foster discontent and squash all our accomplishment. Should we give in to such a ploy, as microscopic things [...]

3 03, 2020

On The Fly

By |2020-03-03T23:15:31+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Now and again, it brings on shivers to think of life devoid of zippers Those metal teeth that grant us closure and quell prohibited exposure. Buttons pop, drawstrings come loose Velcro has specific use, But [...]