When the sun has set Your fate you’ll have met As careful hands hone An expression all your own; Newly carved Your true face takes shape As the light escapes From your hollowed-out space; Peering back at me What will I see? A trick or a treat… Something sweet or scary?
Dare to be heard Over the deafening blame Dare to be different Turning frowns upside down Dare to be peace In a time of despair Dare to be you Remaining humble and true Dare to care About what others go through Dare to dream For a better world to esteem Dare to change When others… Read More Dare
A giant Looks down to see Just who is Looking up at he; Reaching low With a velvet nose Soft and dainty He leans in close; With kind eyes He thanks me For seeing him For all he be; A gentle giant Strong and wise Teaching me to see With more than my eyes
Covered by fallen leaves And orange pine needles Once green; Acorns on the ground Become lost treasures To be found; By squirrels Who prepare For autumn’s sundown; When a pointed finger Issues an icy demand, “Colors, fade. You must follow Winter’s plan.”
Framed by darkness Illuminated by light A mixed composition Is the cycle of life; Seasons of change Some welcomed…some not All have a purpose Lest we forgot; Even the rainy days That block out the sun Help ignite the color In the next autumn to come.
BURIED Where history speaks Of misery For the untimely deceased For the young and old Who lost their lives: To famine; disease; Hysteria; witch trials; Their fate On headstones marked By date and type Of earthly fraught From a troubling time In our history books Remembered by Monuments and tourist nooks In Salem Secrets, truth… Read More BURIED