Sometimes it takes years To uncover what’s real To chip away a façade Only time can reveal Raw and exposed Cleansed of all crud A sparkle seen Under layers of mud A glimpse of what’s true Down to the core A bare-naked soul And nothing more Never to wear The façade of before
Reaching into Sky of Night Darkness tries To block the light; Tries to spread And blot away The subtle color Marking end of Day; But Moon resists Darkness’ determined fight By enlisting Stars As warriors of night; Night warriors Protecting Sky Until Darkness flees When Sun does rise
Comfort in a time of need Encouragement when hope has fleed; Truth even when it hurts Lies in search of new converts; Enrichment for the mind Fantasy that’s fun to find; Spoken through loose lips Written with pen tips; Read before bed Unspoken inside our head; WORDS hold the power To delight or devour
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
Sand between toes As a gentle breeze blows Through windswept hair That tickles your nose; With a briny kiss Granting one last wish Upon a lone starfish Swaying in time; With the ocean current And the balmy air Daydreams drift On a hope and a prayer; Up to the blue abyss Before imaginative eyes Fluffy… Read More Daydreams
Hopeful blossoms Are beautiful today; What they’ll be tomorrow Patience and time will say. With a little help from: Sunshine rays Rainy days And kisses from bees in a pollen daze, Hopeful blossoms Will become Tomorrow’s sweet strawberries.
Your roots dig deep In the same dirt as me But nature says On gusty breath “You must fly free.”