Mystery of Love

Love is life’s ultimate mystery A lock with only one master key Hearts beating with symmetry An invitation to create history There you are and here I am Cruelly separated by a witch’s curse Sending you one way, me another A kindred soul, not alone in the universe Searching the heavens my thoughts return empty … More Mystery of Love

Life is Short

I can do it, I say Convincing myself Then heart palpitations I return to the shelf No risk, no harm Keep the errors small Think before leaping Put the bat on the ball But this time I go With wind-packed sails Over the sunlit horizon With my friend, new trails

Growing Younger

Mile marker number 64 is dead ahead for me. Maybe “dead” is not the best word to use.  Anyway, around and around in orbit we go.  On the occasion of birthdays, one may feel a bit philosophical. So, here are a few observations about the journey. The sun no longer seems surprised; him again. And … More Growing Younger

Keep it to Yourself

What is unsaid, remains Time provides opportunity Navigating choppy water These thoughts need immunity Words hanging in space Pulled back in respect Not wanting more limbo Or to end up wrecked I think way too much And my head swirls Complication is our invention No longer boys and girls

Recalibrate

An early morning walkabout Drifting through the morning haze Many thought balloons float away My boldness going up in a blaze I’m long out of practice But I know that feeling Like a needle in a haystack I’m lightheaded and reeling My mind runs the probability Time clears away any fears The traps could be … More Recalibrate

Lean Into It

Her embrace sent shivers Lasting what felt like infinity He leaned into her warmth Inside experiencing insanity What had been sleeping awoke Her scent engulfed his senses His tightening grip held her close Moments eroded his defenses There was fervor in her eyes Locking onto her mesmerizing gaze Turning away was no option Years of … More Lean Into It

Traces

There are traces of you everywhere Wrapped around this smile It no secret how much I care Your shadow stretches wider than a mile There are traces of you in the rainbow Stunning me with your style A taste of you in that Bordeaux This hapless but fawning gentile There are traces of you in … More Traces

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