The Man With the Haunted Stare In a hospital ward between Purgatory and Hell Trapped in his body, like a prisoner in a cell Those Haunted eyes in a frozen face His mind and body in a different place The man in the bed across from me Laid bare and stripped […]Read more "The Man with the Haunted Stare."
Deep in the Garden The song of the blackbird brings joy to my heart A magical spell, it casts from the start Plaintiff and lonely, such magic it weaves Deep in the Garden, bough, branch and leaves A robin chirps sharply from an old apple tree A warning to others, this is his […]Read more "Deep in the Garden."
The Costa Girls The girls at Costa, have saved my life They make the best coffee, according to my wife She has become so addicted to caffeine you see She must have a cup or two of her favorite coffee Or for the rest of the day, she’ll be grumpy and tense Conversation is […]Read more "The Costa Girls"
The Tale of a Cat, a Dog and a little brown Mouse In the rambling old house There lives a little mouse In the silence of the night The old clock strikes midnight Sometimes you can hear him A faint echo in the shadows dim The patter and scurry of tiny little feet As […]Read more "The Tale of a Cat, a Dog and a little brown Mouse."
Darkness Falls Darkness falls on a silent world, Like a pitch black banner, hoisted and unfurled Across the skies, streaked pink and grey Beyond the edge of another day Under a blanket of darkest lead The Sun lays down in a crimson bed And dreams of Moon and stars so bright In monochrome and […]Read more "Darkness Falls."
A Grumpy Christmas Fairy Christmas time comes around so fast In that starring role I am once again cast They take me out of my box once a year About my vertigo, they really do not care And place me on the very top of the tree Where I feel a little sick and […]Read more "A Grumpy Christmas Fairy"
Shadow Dancers Silver moon peers through clouded veil Casting soft light on clouds that trail Across a canvas of darkening skies Silence shattered by harsh and eerie cries Ghostly shapes appear in half-light Ravens return home to roost for the night Like shadow dancers they circle and weave So graceful at times, it is […]Read more "Shadow Dancers."