She loved the fog, and I loved her Born on Thistle Street in the Gorbals of Glasgow Footsteps from the river Clyde She took no shelter from the storms, The booms of thunder gave her comfort. She’d toss open windows to hear them clearly Lightning lit her beauty against the shadows of the night. InContinue reading “She Loved the Fog”
I am a newborn at a mother’s breastI am a novice kneeling at the good lord’s feetI am a student cross legged on a woven mat My memories are washed away by my tearsMy life before now ashes from the burning bushMy past a blur as I center and assume my stance I bath inContinue reading “Born Anew”
When the student is ready the teacher will appear. When the student is truly ready the teacher will disappear. I am blessed and I am grateful. I have learned so much. My most impactful teacher was and still is my bride. For decades we studied and learned the cycle of life together; the sowing andContinue reading “Students and Teachers”
Loving you was effortless Dodging your moods took some skill Turning a smile into a thunderous laugh Was a walk in the park Soothing your fears Took a run up a hill!
Those of us who are of a certain age, our children grown, with children of their own, wake to find another dear friend gone, and it doesn’t take an Einstein or Thoreau to realize that the loss you suffered when she cast away her human form, is universal to all who mourn and we mustContinue reading “Infinite Spirit”
The first thing you would notice about her was her smile but only because you turned your head to look at her when she laughed. She truly couldn’t help herself. She would hear or see something and she would burst out laughing. People would save things they found ridiculous just to tell her so theyContinue reading “She’s Got Moves”
Yesterday, the lapping of the waves and Mother Nature temporarily confused about the season with the sun’s rays more summerly, than fall, we walked along the sound.
October 2022 People tell me that I am doing all the right things I have to remind myself that it is true No longer at my side I keep her in deep in my heart My heart overflows with my love for her Where did you think these tears came from? At her memorialContinue reading “People Tell Me”
I once was but am no longer A child thin as a rail Why walk when you can run Sitting still was just not possible I once was A father’s son Who would have listened better If he had only known How brief the visit I once was A rebel, long haired, bell bottomed DressedContinue reading “The Horizon”
The fog more than a mist shrouds the tree lined border of our yard The birds not visible are in conversation somewhere nearby Otherwise I am left alone this morning It will rain soon. You always loved the rain, windows open at night to catch the lightening’s flash and the thunders crash You slept well toContinue reading “Solitary Musings on a Foggy Morn”