O Claire

Oh Claire, why can’t I tell you? Revealing my soul, coming clean You catch me looking at you, yes I’m bewildered My words tangle when I say what I mean Oh Claire, of course I stare When you glance in the mirror I see more than your reflection Even my life becomes clearer Oh Claire, … More O Claire

On the Rocks (2021)

Trust. Communication. Bill Murray. Laura and Dean are a married couple struggling with life – professional, personal and family. The film begins with their romantic wedding and immediately shifts to a scene a few years later that shows how challenging it is to maintain that hot passion. Their lives are busy with young kids, a … More On the Rocks (2021)

It’s Never Too Late

Moments are hopeful, wishful. Time is a demon, independent-minded. Not doddering, but cagey. Memory blinded. Inventing reassuring stories. Lost in our own shadow. Gray, ghostly sunsets. Missing flavors of the rainbow. Keeping ourselves at arm’s length. Leaning on a crutch of a dream. Safely for any tomorrow. Circling on the Gulf Stream. What is gone, … More It’s Never Too Late

For the Asking

Searching, what do I give to you? Days, I pondered and debated Showing, we are a blended two Perfect, not too little or overstated — Learning, the rhythm takes time Imperfect, a misstep and unforced error Knowing, we won’t always rhyme Retiring, the wayward wayfarer — Asking, my unabashed story Searching, for magic lasting years … More For the Asking

BeforePlay

Imagine a rainbow without rain Seductive moonlight in daytime A miracle predates a prayer The hour arrives with an unexpected chime — Memories exist preceding hello Enjoying clues to this mystery Still warm from those fingerprints Living familiar history — Feeling a tickle in my soul Could I have dreamed you? Keepsakes before we ever … More BeforePlay

The Fog of Memory

Morning burns away the fog of yesterday Through these eyes I see almost clearly Each year compounds what’s valued I cherish those moments dearly — Once in a dream, I found you My beating heart is heavily scarred Tread lightly on this used soul Reminding myself to love hard — Absence crystalizes those snapshots Tightly … More The Fog of Memory