Category Archives: Poems

Child of a Flower-Child

                                             Trippin’ by Dale Innis I was the child of a flower child The Age of Aquarius was awaited like Christmas. I was named after rainbows stained glass and rhyming dreams. I had two parents and I had twenty Aunts … Continue reading

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Nomination for Spillwords Publication of the Month

Hi everyone, I want to let you know, that I have been included in a list for Spillword’s Publication of the Month, for the Month of November: HERE ARE THE NOMINEES: Redress by Antonia Wang Holding Hands by Simona Prilogan … Continue reading

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One Cup

                                        The Painting”One Cup” by Dale Innis Please click play to hear me recite my poem to music For My Family in Jordan … Continue reading

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Written in Stone

Written in Stone I never could understand the attraction we found ourselves in like being reduced to tiny metal shavings, and something written in stone was the magnet sweeping us both off our feet, into the street. That’s a long … Continue reading

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Strange Dream

Please click play to listen to my spoken word version, recited to David Darling’s “Sweet River” Strange Dream It was a crazy day on the river of my morning dreams fluffed up cumulus clouds, bouncing on a peach colored sky. … Continue reading

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“Your Treasure” in Spoken Word

Earlier, I posted about my poem, Your Treasure that debuted on Spilllwords.com today For those who have not read it there, you can find it Here Thanks to comments from Jimmy, Mark, Belavar, Ilan, Mal, and others, I have recorded … Continue reading

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My Poem, “Your Treasure”on Spillwords.com

I am pleased to announce my poem, “Your Treasure” is up on Spillwords.com today. I am very grateful to Dagmara K. Director of Development and the entire editing team for choosing to publish my poem. This one has a very … Continue reading

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The Toucan’s Lament

                         Toucans on Rain Forest River by William Patterson Please press play to hear my spoken word version of the poem Music by The Darkest Cello Music_ Beginning to End Hendyamps Studios Toucans:  Flying free in my yard Toucans crying in … Continue reading

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Uber-Ballooner

Uber-Ballooner Passion has come in many forms over the years.. but lately my passion is something new, that flies hovers dips and floats away then returns (when I’m distracted) to my room. Quixotic,  friends of the air, light and in … Continue reading

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Repossessed

The Repo Man by Dale Innis Repossessed (A frightening thought for Halloween) I’ve considered this before.. if all is merely rented here (a truth that I’ve already seen) then even my creativity can be cancelled on the spot and is … Continue reading

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