The Man Behind the Mask How are you today ? People often ask If they could only truly see behind this frozen mask Where do I begin to tell you how I really feel Is it all inside my head or is it really real How could you understand, how do I explain My weary […]Read more "The Man Behind the Mask."
The Winds of Change. As we dance and we weave through the eddies of life twirling and swirling, holding on for dear life to the rocks of insecurity and foundations of sand to dreams and schemes and plots so grand to the thoughts and opinions many so dark tumbling and fumbling like fools in the […]Read more "The Winds of Change."
keep your friends close and your enemies closer The enemy attacks, a silent beginning It hides for awhile until it is sure it is winning Unseen and unheard, staying out of the light Slowly and silently, like a thief in the night Insidious and clever is it’s nature and style Invading our body it […]Read more "Keep your Friends Close and your Enemies Closer."
Bent, Battered but never Broken. I suddenly stir and begin to wake As my body and mind try to integrate Bedroom full of shadows and dappled light Day has chased away the night As I slowly move this tired body I’ve slept for a few hours but still feel weary But I will not admit […]Read more "Bent,Battered but never Broken."
This is the first serious poem I wrote about Parkinson’s Disease. The Man, the Mirror and the Mask. The man in the mirror stares back at me Eyes full of pain and self-pity Face as tight and taut as a mask Oh such effort, even the smallest task Muscles so heavy with aches and […]Read more "The Man, the Mirror and the Mask"
This a poem out sleepless nights and how I use my mind to relax and eventually fall a sleep…it works sometimes !! A Far Away Place It’s 4 30 am and I can’t sleep Not sure if I should laugh or weep My body is restless and jumping around Whether I stand or […]Read more "A Far Away Place"
A Prayer for the New Year On a day the world weighs heavily upon your shoulder When your muscles ache and weary bones grow colder And the icy cold fingers of despair reach out To grip your heart and freeze your mind with doubt And fill your soul with such dread and fear As you […]Read more "A Prayer for the New Year"