Lifeline

She caught herself staring At a desolate tree Peeling bark and leafless branches Reaching Into the cold Crystal blue sky Where puffy clouds floated Aloofly by Unaware of its reach For something Nothing Anything at all She caught herself staring At a cardinal Just starting to sing And found a lifeline Between Fall and spring

Somewhere

Somewhere Palm trees sway In the slightest breeze Of a tropical day Somewhere Sunbathers lay Without a care Near a crystal bay Somewhere Paradise is found When lulled to sleep By soft island sounds Somewhere Winter intrudes A frigid invader With an icy attitude Somewhere Palm trees sway If only in my dreams This frozen… Read More Somewhere