“Herman, cut your hair!” Echoed through the grove If he’d heard it once or 1,000 times Herman surely did not know ~ He rather liked the way his hair fell Conveniently obscuring his face From his overbearing mother Whose branches crowded his space ~ Yet each time the wind blew Herman let down his hair… Read More Herman
Can you hear the whispers That float upon the air? They travel with the petals As gossip plants can share ~ Can you see the secrets Being gathered by the bees? Who work as frantic messengers With garden clients to appease ~ Did you hear the rumor As a single chirp one day? It quickly… Read More Gossip and Goodwill
Around the time Of 8PM When the world quiets Night Bird begins To sing a song Into the solemn night Where nocturnal eyes Watch Night Bird take flight On unflapping wings He glides with ease From tree to tree His location’s a tease With a melody that drifts On the humid air… Read More Night Bird
Mom’s Garden She planted with care Watered with love And blessed with a prayer ~ With a Mother’s eyes She watched them grow Corrected their direction And pulled weeds when they showed ~ She adjusted the lighting Made their mulch bed And watched in awe As their unique beauty spread ~ As blossoms of thanks… Read More Mom’s Garden
There’s magic In the could’ve been Because a fairytale Never has to end ~ It’s unfortunate For the would’ve been Because circumstance Kept them asking when ~ It’s tragic For the should’ve been Because what was meant to be Ended then ~ Could’ve, Would’ve, Should’ve May be moments of regret But each are better lessons… Read More Could’ve, Would’ve, Should’ve
If life were an open book How would your story go Would there be villains and heroes Or no battles to show ~ Would your world be filled with flowers Beautiful and pristine Or would litter clog the gutters On your boulevard of dreams ~ Protagonist or antagonist What would you call yourself Would there… Read More Open Book
Peering into the vastness What does Sun see A troupe of planets All longing for she ~ To share her warmth And spread her light For with her blessing Comes new life ~ But is she fickle Playing favorites and fools Promising the universe Before changing the rules
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