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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Naive and/or Wise Observations

Naive and/or Wise Observations A – People who must have their lives constantly validated, politicians, for example, will ultimately become in absentia! B – Politics was created to satisfy Beatific games! C – Many believe that life is really simple, not meant to be so costly and Complicated by politicians. D – Clashing IQs definitely […]

Passing Glory

Passing Glory PAST           We practiced all summer, between beach time and part-time work. We worked hard to become Western Rose High School’s best tandem quarterback and wide receiver in the football history of our school and our state of South Carolina.           We? Bobby Borden is […]

‘The Way We Were’ – Then and/or Now

The Way We Were – Then or Now  We awake in the cave, our minds blurred by realities of living.  Moira goes deeper into the cave to bathe.  Somehow, we have ended up here above the land we now see through the opening of the only home Moira and I have ever known. We eat […]

The Truth We Cannot Know

The Truth We Cannot Know The truth we seek In our struggle to Know Why our being: Why a baby cries at birth, Why a parent grieves at The loss of a child, Why tears flow when Taps is played over our Lost patriots during A battle we cannot Always so easily define, Why there […]

Imagine

Imagine Imagine the end of corruption, evil, and greed. Imagine no need for news and sensationalism. Imagine hearts and minds filled only with love. Imagine Peace an unbroken global standard. Imagine Freedom and Liberty uncompromised. Imagine honesty and integrity never doubted. Imagine crime and wars words void and unspoken. Imagine Happiness an implicit way of […]

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 […]

The Cardinal

The Cardinal Taking a break from writing I stare at the beautiful fake cardinal in front of me. It sits on a big tome in a niche above the TV entertainment center. It is one of my frequent diversionary tactics to avoid putting my mind to work for writing. Unlike the image above, the cardinal […]

Sunday With The Grandparents

Sundays with The Grandparents It’s been so long ago, but I remember the wonderful weekends at my grandparents – kerosene lamps, outhouses, and all… those inconveniences of the times that were taken for granted and did not spoil the most special feeling of family and love. Many of my uncles and aunts were there with […]