EMOTIONALLY HOMELESS

There are people who build cities on top of volcanic fields. And they live there. People build lives in desperate towns. And they die there. People grow up in fast cities and slow farm towns and simply exist there. Such a big world to live in… Are you HOME where you are? I’ve always had…

NICER WITH YOU

To those who smile When times are tough And those who laugh Through a flood of tears To those who give When they have so little To those who hurt And still choose love I just want say… WOW I know it isn’t easy Because man Life is so damn hard But you make it…

KEEP THE MATCH LIT

I remember the pain of not being able to move past certain experiences.  It’s a hard one for many who have lived long enough to have accumulated some shit along the way.  I know so many people who go through things and for one reason or another just assume it’s a normal way of being. …

COLLIDING

I close my eyes And I can see Landscapes That collide Then break free Just to bounce Again together Over and over Happy to feel The collision Each time more Anticipated Each time more Satisfying Each time more All there is

BEREFT

Written for a friend of mine.  May your wife rest in peace. This city full of life Grew much quieter The day you left You were my wife My sole proprietor Now I am bereft Left to wander Day to day to day As months pass I sit here alone Each day I squander With…

A WEEKEND ROMANCE

She felt like a school girl with her first crush. Butterflies crashed around obnoxiously in her stomach. She silently scolded herself for being so dramatic, but to be fair she was flying high on drugs which wasn’t really part of her initial night’s plan. She had given in to the suggestions they made everything better…

THEN YOU WILL…

Alarm goes off and you get your eyes unglued It’s time to get your little monsters out of bed You get them showered, fed, dressed, packed You walk the dog in fuzzy slippers to the bus Where you send the kids off with a loving fuss Get back home where you feed the puppy dog…