The sounds of summer Are all around They’re in the garden In the center of town Chirping birds Crashing waves Revving motorcycles Car stereos play The buzz of bees Flip-flopping feet Sizzling grills Car horns on Main Street Candid conversations Barking dogs The hum of lawnmowers A quiet morning jog Low flying airplanes A… Read More Summery Things
Wilted under Setting sun We’re all scorched, Dry, and numb Desperate in many ways Thirsting for better days
The butterflies admire The flowers as they sway The chipmunks continue To run about and play The bees give thanks For the promise of golden honey From the clovers that grow To feed the hungry bunnies The birds flock together To sing a song of praise The squirrels bow their heads In the trees… Read More Sunday Morning
In the water That trickled over Rocks and toes On sinking sand In the wind That blew the grasses Who called the sandy hills Their home In the flowers Native-born Of salty sea And rustic shores On the wings Of Butterfly and bird Who swayed and danced In blue azure I heard a song… Read More Nautical Lore
The sands of time Just cannot flow They’re all stopped up With nowhere to go A 2020 rock Impedes their way Through the hourglass To a normal day
Even when the sun Fails to shine The sunflower still blooms Standing tall, bright, And beautiful She holds the weight of the day On her petals
I never knew The path I’d take If I’d be pushed or pulled If I’d bend or break I never knew Life would be so hard So magnificent So bruised and scarred I never knew The sadness I’d see The love I’d have How good life could be I never knew What would make… Read More I Never Knew
Why name one a flower, Call another a weed? Both petals and stems Grew from dirt and seed.
Pick your poison Fill your cup Mix Captains and Coke And drink the islands up Pour a glass of wine Red or white Let it breathe ‘til the flavor’s just right Jameson and Ginger Are a perfect pair A refreshing treat With an Irish flair Or just drink a water Sparkling or still “Cheers,”… Read More Cheers
Glasses help you see The writing on the wall But the meaning in between They can’t see at all So, look all you want Study what you see Then slowly close your eyes And see what can’t be seen The thought, feeling, emotion The meaning in between
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