Random Morning Thoughts: Time is a Slum Lord

We wake up slowly, most of the time. But before we know it we are speeding away from home either on foot to catch the train or in our car. Some may be riding bicycles, or we share a cramped taxi. We hurry to work, to school, to the doctor, or who knows where. Oftentimes… Continue reading Random Morning Thoughts: Time is a Slum Lord


Night Dancing Along the Thames

In my arms, In each other’s eyes, A dancing embrace Under the stars We hold each other tight. A tear comes to my eye, One lonely, lovely tear, As I think of my love for you. Your warm touch, Your feathery kiss, Your soft voice, A small part of the bliss. Dancing with you in… Continue reading Night Dancing Along the Thames

The Masquerade

Far beyond the reach of thought He stepped into the unknown hesitating, First one foot then another He stepped into the cold chasing, He peered toward the future Dancing into the unknown masquerading He held his breath far too long And beauty slipped into the unknown



  Intolerable rage, Pain - Building and building Hunger like never before Hunger like never again. Growth of the unknown The bitter taste in the end. There is no danger in the seen, Heartache is leftover envy. Intolerable rage, Pain – Subsiding yet fighting. Hunger like never before Hunger like never again. The hand of… Continue reading Hunger


The Other Side of the Light

I’d like to say hello to all the shadows of the world that somehow find a way into the light. When is the last time you looked up at the stars? Think about it carefully. Maybe you sat in a lawn chair in the back yard, tossed a  blanket onto the cool fall grass, or… Continue reading The Other Side of the Light


Monday Morning Coffee

It was a crisp spring morning. Frost was doing its best to form on the daffodils as they slept under the cold shadow of the budding oak. 7:00 AM. I stepped out of the front door, coffee in one hand, car keys in the other, inhaled the cold stiff air, and made my way to… Continue reading Monday Morning Coffee