Tag Archives: reflection

The Day the Poet Died

One sunny day in early August the poet up and died The song died with him dried up in his throat like a cut blade of summer hay What can I say he succumbed to poetry’s nemesis [what the coroner … Continue reading

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Old Man

They say he lives in the past that now the only room left to him in his old age After breakfast they wheel him out into the garden for bird`song now gone inaudible to his ear Old man For colors … Continue reading

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At Tea`Time

   She sat at the window staring out at the falling rain    in her hand a tea`cup    the tea long gone cold remembering her childhood    the white cotton dress    with tiny flower`print it was the day of … Continue reading

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An Awkward Time

An awkward time this living in`between the already and the not`yet one foot on the sand of eternity the other foot stuck in muck one eye on the sunset one on the sunrise We pack the past into cardboard boxes … Continue reading

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About Time

The young have too little time to waste it on reflection They leap from stone to stone never considering death The higher the risk the sweeter the attraction Yesterday’s follies old socks into the trash A new pair lies in … Continue reading

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