Monthly Archives: May 2018

When Words Begin To Fade

Words Matter I posted it on my wall They matter Till they matter not at all Water quenches Only the thirsty I can also drown As it goes down Winter chills Summer swelters Each sends us to shelter Craving what … Continue reading

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Wardrobe Street

Haberdasheries and Millineries In the cobbled cockney neighborhood Of London’s East side Whitechapel District in 1888 Vendors of hats and men’s notions Caused such a commotion T’weren’t a place for fancy galas Prostitutes Street graffiti Jack the ripper Seedy parlors … Continue reading

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Silent Sounds

Memorial Day is here once again. We carried banners, waved flags and threw candy. We celebrated with trombones and drums, flutes and batons. We stood among ancient, weathered gravestones and heard names of the fallen. Speeches were recited by youth … Continue reading

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Connection

All in threes Now poetry Included in the mix Like an elix(er) (One passed today I only knew her name I could not grieve as others closer I knew the one who fixed her) Body soul Spirit Me myself and … Continue reading

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Holy Hilarity

It was my debut. A holy reverence, that’s what it was. A Bible study. A song to be sung with three others, more accomplished than myself. I sat, waiting for my cue. I didn’t hear the prayers or the introductions. … Continue reading

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Yellow Rain

Sunlight rains down Landscaping the earth With depth and texture Articulating what is hidden While shadowing the intrepid Each design Comparable to none Angels applaud Through gentle breezes On the tips of leaves As each perform In due time Creation … Continue reading

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Growth

A mystery He speaks through His creation Sun-drenched Lilac Magnolia and Cherry blossom My eyes are absorbing the beauty Like it’s the first time my eyes are opened Yet they were here last year Which of us grew Neither of … Continue reading

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