Donut glistening, eggs and bacon sizzling, coffee is brewing.
First, gather some free time eliminating all distraction. Next, clear your busy mind, preventing your abstraction. Let yourself notice specifics as you take each word, one by one. Make certain you grasp the lyrics, but go slowly, until you are done. Use your dictionary to define, Let the imagery wash over you. TakeContinue reading “How to Read a Poem”
Fighting with the spouse, striding through the house. Work it out, work it out. Traveling we’re fighting again, everyone has their opinion. And we work, we work it out. Don’t leave the house – Without a sweet goodbye. Talk, talk, talk. Cry, cry, cry. Don’t go to bed angry, Make sure we’reContinue reading “Work it Out (a Poem)”
Tall, blond, crooked smile Funny, smart, kind, delightful Blue eyes shine, warm hug.
Grown from a tiny seed into an imposing tower, Man twists the wood… chipped bark into death, life on a cross blood on the leaves.
Soul coils in turmoil Face aghast in made-up mask Body contracting.
Wiry specked hair chafes Warm shoulder hollow holds face Strong soft arms encase.
Dirt on your face bib overalls on, turning your head up to the sun. Head to the barn bucket in hand, doing your chores, following Dad. Feed the animals, mow the lawn, pick up the eggs, up before dawn. Mama makes breakfast you eat your fill, clean up, change clothes, it’s time for school. WritingContinue reading “Little Farmer Boy (a Poem)”
Weep oh children Weep for the love That’s been showered upon you. Weep oh stalwart of heart Weep for the joys of labor That have been given unto you. Weep oh you scamp Weep for the misdeeds That cannot be cleansed by you. Weep oh man and woman of God Forgiveness is accessible Take it,Continue reading “Weep (a Poem)”
Harmony in song Vibrations pimple the skin Tears overcome me.