Summer Sunset

The color is diffuse, so is my mood June held promise, golden at dusk Savored every bite, like picnic food Worked the muscles, giving off musk The day melts away, sprinklers hissing Morning breeze, before searing heat On my face, the sun’s constant kissing Glistening pool, a refreshing retreat Evening sounds, bares the children in … More Summer Sunset

Aloneness

Can you spend time by yourself and be comfortable doing so? I can. These are my thoughts, experience and reading on the subject. There is a certain amount of misunderstanding and misperception on choosing to be alone at times. Each of us has our own threshold for human contact. The pandemic tested many people as … More Aloneness

1+1=3

Nothing about her can be forgotten Equally memorable is her name Beguiling but unpretentious I’m just a moth to her flame The length of her arm A million miles long In time, she pulled in The embrace held me strong There is me, her and us All distinctive lives Independent yet shared Each keeps our … More 1+1=3

View From the Floor

A trek to an inverted neighborhood Nothing soft about hardwood Looking eye to eye with shoes Footwear gossip if they choose Rising to speak and people stare My words drift sideways thru the air Snaking thru people to the objective A smile might change her perspective Life is busy inside my head It’s lonely here … More View From the Floor

The Neighborhood

A neighborhood is a group of people who share a location. We all live in a neighborhood of some sort. Not every neighborhood is a community, which are people unified by a shared purpose. I move into a new neighborhood recently, and it was a nice change. I went from a middle class neighborhood to … More The Neighborhood