Tag Archives: Poets

“Her Muse” by Jan Betts

I am very excited to share this amazing painting by my dearest lifelong friend, Jan Betts. This beautiful painting in acrylics on canvas, is a gift she made for me as a symbol of our friendship that has spanned more … Continue reading

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The Summer of 2020

The will of it, the will and the way Earth turns and summer is reborn one more time so many times in one lifetime Just this time, we are invited by the billboards by our cellphones and TV to watch … Continue reading

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Constructed in Verse

Constructed in Verse She poured her heart out on paper, which left her so empty inside. Why this necessity, this imperative to find the words and speak out loud to blank pages, to ears that don’t hear? The few that … Continue reading

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Please Stay!

Please Stay! For Gino You seem to be haunting us all quite evenhandedly I had a dream and then he had a dream and she told me she had a dream about you.. In her dream, I gave you permission … Continue reading

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Life in Monochrome

Life in Monochrome All we see are the shadows, the projections the sun paints across the world. Our vision of reality is as pale as tree branches outlined in grey waving on the walls, just a monochrome of real life … Continue reading

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Cool Moon

Cool Moon Cool moon… full and silver blue, shining through my window What do you want with me tonight? Will you make me cry for lost time and forgotten dreams Or will you haunt my walls with other memories? You … Continue reading

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In Its Time

In Its Time for Iris What was real at one time now no longer is real.. It is an ephemeral shadow, a faded photograph of a moment that no longer exists… Our lives are a series of these vignettes… from … Continue reading

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The Muse Wants What it Wants

For Lance Sheridan (who knows his muse well) The muse wants what it wants. I might want to just lay some things to rest forever, in a cemetery of kindness where I can leave flowers but once a year. She … Continue reading

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Two Raven Poems from The Past

Four and Twenty  ~^~ See two black birds fly… fly away. One flew first, might have landed North… can’t say. The other went West, no other choice …  that fateful day. No flocks enjoined them “Fly with Me” … lost … Continue reading

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Statue in the Entryway

I don’t remember the exact moment I stopped living I mean I was still breathing…just not really alive. My spinal chord took over for my brain so I could still walk, eat, swallow blink. My color was good, my blood … Continue reading

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