Little Wisdom’s Drugs, Alcohol

He rode into my life because of nesting Fear, wonderment, asking again, again Where are green trees, giving us wood? Used up for toilets in the USA, when others Use dry crop stubble, rags to wash again Sanitation need not be wasteful, where Does news printing happen just for adds for cars, Sleep aids, trickContinue reading “Little Wisdom’s Drugs, Alcohol”

Music before you, Music Wthout

This is the day my trees Are beare, no leaves, but soul I’m deep, vast caverns, Making everything dark and stormy Rain slants below wet clouds, Yet, my winter body isn’t ready! Bring forth more rain, bluster Unusual for no one exits days With wet leaves under invisible Clouds filled with remorse, minimum Revivals ofContinue reading “Music before you, Music Wthout”

Softly Meditation

I sat today, no matter who I am, In time when 25 minutes seemed Like five. I jounsed my adversaries, Lack thereof focus, money pre- Occupation, more than language Than speech could understand.   Yesterday, without asking My teacher, not spoken in months, Helped me remove stain on men’s Separation, deliverance of divorce For eachContinue reading “Softly Meditation”

Doctor, Psychologist, Explainer

Dr. J Chris found no fault in this man This was a trapped, frightened boy, Seeking to shed his guilt, he’d found Nothing unusual as he explained “You Were but a child, with your play pretty You condemned yourself for nothing. Nothing unusual in your boyhood as you Sliced your wrist for nothing, so letContinue reading “Doctor, Psychologist, Explainer”

3 a.m. Dad Sleeps Without Hearing

Understand me; I do not proselytize. I sit quietly In clutter, dad’s possessions of 60 years lie Between my pacemaker and his bedroom, he’s up; I’m talking about doctors about emergency rooms, Hearing aidsĀ freedom from fearful bodily limits, He’s 88, I’m talking about friends, enough food, Safety, lost phone, his driving when mostly he talksContinue reading “3 a.m. Dad Sleeps Without Hearing”

The Lord Brings Me In

I was so dishonest, yer God sees streaks Of what remains, as my Mother slipped Into the church with legally married Don, My step-dad, honest and tears falling White rain Love and Honesty given As Conscious willing with Jesus brought Them closer to truth about Charles, rumored He’d never known the Lord, and father inContinue reading “The Lord Brings Me In”

Gift of Marriage with Child

  She came after mother’s 17 hours of labor, No C section, mistake of doctors, left my wife With her damage, doctors sometimes not Everything, consider this, “All I’ll give you, Since you’ve asked is all our time together,” tale Of rugged passages, the near misses, the broken Messages, yet the controlling each other, neverContinue reading “Gift of Marriage with Child”

Already in August

Fall comes again In measured steps We walk woods without boots Yes sturdy prescription shoes Wind, cool air seeps again To our wisdom of days growing Shorter already, we listen again Whistle of some birds flying south Does Ruby Throat hum Into shallow sky?   We know others perform Squirrel, raccoon, rabbit storing Away unlikeContinue reading “Already in August”