Category Archives: poetry

Our First Evening

  If love could soothe all peoples’ souls, As you, with gentle hands, have mine, Then life would be a smoother wine To ease all minds from anxious goals.   The time around us walked its pace, As if it … Continue reading

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Frustration

  I want to hold you so near That we become only one, But something has come between: A feeling of unloved fear That you’d like to ignore, shun; Blind thoughts of what might have been.   Our relationship’s futile, … Continue reading

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Hidden Feelings

Emotions play on feelings from within: Your deepest thought is hidden like a sin; But, should the world behold your feelings true, You’d swear that none of them belonged to you.   What makes us lie concerning what we thought? … Continue reading

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Soul Searching

A special thought occurred to me the other day: When I open up my soul, you don’t look away; You hold me at arm’s length to get a better view; You listen to what I have to say, ‘though you … Continue reading

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Dare You?

It shouldn’t be shocking That I like black stockings On women who know what to wear   For what would look better Unless they were wetter Than clinging T-shirts down to there   For clothing is sexy And muscles reflexy … Continue reading

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Mediocrity

The squirrel runs from tree to tree Gathering the nuts that he can see Back to his hole in the tree he comes Carrying his hoard of seeds and crumbs And if, perchance, someone comes near He’ll start to chatter … Continue reading

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Choices Spoiled

All my relationships were undertaken under cover of darkness. As a result, some of them were doomed from the beginning. But some blossomed, anyway. So the lesson is that some good things can come from ‘not-so-good’ actions.   Deception   … Continue reading

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