20 Years

This month I achieve 20 years of service at my job.  Twenty years at the same place.  I am quite shocked, actually. I have had several different careers, although somewhat related, but I have moved around a bit over the years.  Staying at one place for an entire career is less likely in these times, … More 20 Years

Walking on a Cloud

Her footsteps glide lightly overhead Rainbows are created from her smile The entire sky is her carriage He can’t help but dream of her awhile Behind the clouds she playfully hides A cool mist to greet the morning Surrounded by the dance of butterflies A beguiling smirk beams a warning He stands boldly in the … More Walking on a Cloud

The Goodbye Man

Sail on sailor, overflowing the novel A hapless protagonist leaps from the story Bounding over words like a spawning salmon Jumping over metaphors, grabbing an allegory   Closing his story and fading into slumber Not for long, he emerges from a feverish dream A rascal, bolting from one misadventure to another Disappearing in a heartbeat … More The Goodbye Man

Doubt

  Doubt is a hazy streetlight Blinding the show in the night sky Love is the invisible radar Painting pictures in the mind’s eye A few certain things A red ball of morning fire Kids and animal love Long held secret desire Lost objects are found Faith embraces from the start Wishes find their home … More Doubt

Double Stars

I never sought to be a star There’s only room in the heavens for one That would be you I’m more a mellow, evening sun The sky is the limit, but it’s not Kids are fooled with a passing satellite But I know what is reflection And what fills my eyes with your starlight Not … More Double Stars