I thought you’d eventually give it up. I never said I would. I thought you’d move past it or through it I never said I could.
A tiny wooden table With a crocheted doily That fit the round top I took it home After she died I thought it would comfort me When I cried – The book ends From the petrified forest Might have kept me grounded When I swayed – But they didn’t Nothing did No thing did – […]
A wife loses her better half A son loses his dad Side by side, smiling Talking with visitors Every once in awhile Strong hands on mom’s shoulders Slow circles on her neck and back She didn’t need to ask Rub my back
A thousand buckets of water In a flash Run by Gone But Does the river cry?
Unniversary The date, oh wait, no longer Grief strong, love stronger
The game of lifeIs one of moneyWe do our bestAnd roll the diceSometimes winning bigSometimes losing big But it is a game EmbarrassedIn debtWanting to pay what we oweWho we oweTo make our promises goodTry as we mightThe Yes’esBecome NoMillionaire smilesDesigner stylesMay fly off the lineOr die on the vine But it is a gameAnd […]
Hot springs minerals Mix with my salty tears First stinging my eyes Then holding me up Each drop Soaking in Each drop A tiny buoy Each drop A memory of you Swimming in tears Swimming in tears Mostly, tears of joy — About the poem: The amazing Glenwood Hot Springs Pool is a place rich […]
Does anyone say I Miss You To a falling star? – About the poem: Things and people were never mine to keep. Let me be happier blessed to know them, rather than sad they are gone.
Her smile is her spirit meeting ours Her smile is the simple truth Her smile lingers in our hearts Her smile goes on Her smile .. About the poem: A friends’ teenage daughter recently took her own life. In thinking about such a short life, when we think of a smiling face we can see […]
I don’t believe that sadness has much value, but I do like a good cry. I jotted this sentence, “It is with great, great, great sadness that I have decided…” But, that’s bullshit. Delete. Delete. Delete. “I have decided…” Yes, better. Making that decision made me feel great. Finally accepting that a change is due, […]