A Heart Thing

A Heart Thing What was I doing here? It seemed a sad inertia was in control of my body. Beautiful, yes, this sand and sun part of the world! And, it was a promise my heart compelled me to keep…after so many tears and a fragile restoration from the pain and finality of impending death. […]

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The Phantom Lady

The Phantom Lady             Unnoticed, the lady came quietly into the store and stood in front of the counter. She had about her an ethereal quality, dressed in a soft burgundy and gold outfit. Her face professed a youthful beauty, yet, mystical and serene with a quiet mysterious attraction.   […]

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 […]

Grains of Time

Grains of Time As young Undaunted men Courting the Pretty Girls, Filling frivolous moments In search of some vague And haunting Realities, Time was not a relative thing.   We Lotus Eaters thought Little about life’s Timeline. For we were going to live Forever in that misty amber World of Mahogany Bars And Tinkling highball […]

Junkyard Philosophers

Junkyard Philosophers From whence came this yearning of my soul? It’s only a question I ask every day of my life, fitting, I suppose, of one with dubious genetic structure and a mangled environmental beginning marked by too many turns and twists of emotional enigmas. Of course, my portal in the scheme of time must […]

How Did You Sleep Last Night

  How Did You Sleep Last Night? There is so much in night’s sleepless musings that come to me, words and phrases that say so much about my life, the shiftless and incoherent wanderlust, the ever restless being of my nature, the endless search for a gauzy part of my worth… Why is it I’m […]