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.”
There’s two views to see What will be, will be Or Will you make something happen? Rise up from the depths Your solemn regrets And Live your destiny Upon the lighted horizon.
Let’s talk about writing… or more specifically, creating fictional characters. Sure, your major character is very important – a veritable guide for your readers – maybe someone they will come to see as a new friend (or quite possibly, foe). Then there are your minor characters, potential friends (or foes) for your major one. Will… Read More Ten TV Towns to Remember
It seemed like this day would never come! After countless hours spent: writing, editing, re-writing, re-editing, designing, and after one final, gut-wrenching, proofing…it has arrived. Today, my debut novel is available for so many other eyes to peruse its pages. I can let the two tired ones I call my own, rest. Let me tell you though,… Read More Publication Day!