Finding New Love

Finding New Love (A Country Song)          Okay, call me dumb. ‘loony tunes’. or something more demeaning, but I have this impulse to share with you a country song I wrote some years back.          A dinner party was just winding down at our Arizona weekend mountain retreat, and we were feeling our oats. A […]

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 […]

A Piece of Memory

A Piece of Memory The flashlight fell from my feeble fingers into the fast- moving current of Campers Creek. In the moonless darkness, my body trembled with the awful cold and uncertainty of the moment. Uncertainty? How did I know this was Campers Creek? I was here with my club-footed cousin so many years ago…why […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

Winter Musings

  Winter Musing The trees are bare and ungiving Like the souls of sick minds, Their dead leaves floating in the Wind to a winter of indifference.   Among the chaos of winter urges Comes the hope of a white dove, Spreading its inviting wings of Devotion to an ancient Deity.   Soon the loveliness […]