Forever Love

Forever Love The day was sunny and without clouds as I arrived at her new residence. The setting was beautiful, quiet, and serene with the deep green grass, sugar maples and oaks offering canopies of shade against the ultraviolet   brightness. I sat on the ground next to her as if we were on a picnic […]

Sunrise Sonata

Sunrise Sonata The man’s countenance projected a sorrowful and faraway expression as his body found some measure of comfort against the boulder just below the rise of the hill. The spot was his place of meditation.   He came during darkness after the awful TV news of a mob’s protest turned violent killing innocents and […]

Where The Dreams Are

Where The Dreams Are There on the horizon Where the clouds Where the Sun Where the mountains Bring shimmering shadows On the placid surface Of the deep blue sea – Dreams live in all These converging elements From the melodious music Of hungry souls, Those who somehow Know that the thief of night Cannot for […]

A Parable of Sorts

Because so much is happening in the world today, I thought I would get 2016 started with a short story I wrote back three years ago. It conveys the ugliness in the world but it has faith and love as well. Hope you enjoy: It’s curious how the mind can wander off into a story. […]

The Piano Bar

The Piano Bar With this post I get to show not only some of my ‘warts of longing and wanderlust’ but an abiding romanticism that has tagged along with me through my life. The Piano Bar is symbolic of some younger years when I was going to live forever, a time when I could play […]

Tilt

  Tilt Smoking was not allowed in the dimly lit arcade but the scent of marijuana was strong, carried in by its users, the odor clinging to the clothes, mixing with body sweat, cheap perfume, after shave, and competitive fear emanating from the players’ pores. Curse words, groans, grunts, and the constant electronic sounds spewed […]