Fog crept in ‘til the valley was flooded With eerie silence Desolate, cold-blooded Kernels were plucked From decorative corn Swallowed by ravens With feathers worn Perched upon scarecrows Stuffed with straw Silent witnesses As the wolves gnaw On a bone that sticks up From damp, cold dirt Wearing the remnants Of a red plaid shirt… Read More Farmer John
They haunt, they howl In thoughts, in dreams Unspoken words Become whispers or screams Born in the depths From memories of old Unspoken words Are meant to be told To comfort, to heal Our hearts, our heads Unspoken words Are better off said But if they are hurtful Critical, or cruel Better left unsaid… Read More Unspoken Words
On these stones Their names are engraved In this ground Their bodies are laid Behind those gates Many are buried In the crowded yard Of the cemetery But a part of each one Remains alive Their impact in life Forever survives In the songs, they wrote The music they played The speeches they gave… Read More After Goodbye
A hurricane spins Over sea and land It reaches far with a ghostly hand Wave after wave Disperses sea spray Dampening the air The day turns grey It spins inland Bringing unsettled air Its ghostly hand Strips the trees bare Leaves and debris Darken the sky Blinding the hurricane’s Ghostly eye As it starts… Read More Wobble
It patiently waits For this time of year When bright orange pumpkins Make children cheer When porches come alive With spiders and bats And feet are wiped On trick or treat mats Watching from above As the children play Is an old spooky tree On a fine autumn day The kids stare At its… Read More Spooky Tree
Scattered are our thoughts Our dreams, our intentions Our secret wishes We dare not mention They fall by the day By the month, by the year They fall one-by-one Before they all disappear Scattered by wisdom By truth, by fear Judged by what we see Swayed by what we hear Scattered are our thoughts… Read More Scattered
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