Process

Process I am overwhelmed by materialism Too many choices Too many things I’ve given away the songs my heart sings Trading them for some plastic veneer Now the sadness is all too sheer I am longing for the music of yesteryear Or maybe the promises of tomorrow This joy, this anger, this deepening sorrow All…

Ocean Walk

Ocean Walk I’ve reached the midpoint The place where I have to turn Going back where I came from   My way here was wondrous Boisterous, powerful Alone   I walked away from my childhood home Until I could walk no further   I’ve reached the midpoint The place where I have to turn Going…

Interruption

Interruption I have interrupted the plans of the grayling bird I sit here amongst the waterfalls, the creeks, the mountains looming The grayling bird he does his grooming But not without a wary eye on me He is confined to the tree Where he and his mate do flutter They twitter-twatter without a stutter They…

The Angel

The Angel There is an angel outside my window Standing amongst the trees Standing amongst the remains of the giants Always looking to the gates Standing, watching, in silence he waits Watching the entries, the exits The comings and goings His head lifted slightly toward the sunsets   He reminds me often that my life…

Brown

Brown I’ve noticed that the earth is brown It seems that it could be the color of down Yet I sense it carries something much more A place where there is an opening of a great door Where earth is a gate to heavenly places Joyful gatherings and beautiful faces simply spring to life and…

Glimpse

Glimpse I have seen a glimpse of angels Right here on the porch This morning eternity was in the creek Meandering through time’s torch While those of the highway overpass Went by toward their destinations All the while they still went by The creek moved still in contemplations It always has, it always will So…

Daydreams in Nightmares

Daydreams in Nightmares Sometimes I just stare out the window I get into a place where there is nothing at all Nothing permeating my mind except what is in front of me Even that slips off into a surreal mist I see the birds sunning themselves Drying off after a good bath Finding the crumbs…