Earlier Writings

I Wish I May, I Wish I Might…..

I wish I may, / I wish I might, / have the dream, / I dreamt last night. / Deep, deep sleep, / which carries me over…. / to a place o…

Redbubble, The Great Equalizer…

You see me, and form ideas, based upon my writings. / You don’t see me, in a visual fashion. / Am I fat, am I slender… / Do I h…

Fat and Gristle

[Video] / I eat the fat and gristle, / so that you may have the tender part. / No longer will you hunger, / I will devour the ugly parts. /…

The Hangover

It began, / as an innocent drink. / Then, after several more, / the mind began to sink,…….. / into a million little pieces, / f…

There’s a Place for You and Me

There is a place for you and me, / way up in that tree. / Away from the mele, / Away from the proverbial bullshit…. / Way up, / in t…

Orphans

Orphans, they were. / Setting out into the moonlight. / Like Doctor Who, / they vanished….. / into another realm. / Never to be seen…

What do you say, to a friend who is dying ?

I have this friend, / He and I grew up together, through High School. / Now, 22 yrs later, / livin’ like a bum. / Strung out on alcoh…

If Smoke Could Speak, What Would it Say ?

The crematoriums, / The wildfires, / The back yard Bar-B-Ques, / The cigarettes……. / What would the smoke say, / if it could sp…

Hell with it….

I will probably delete this tomorrow morning,……….. oh, what the hell. / No one sees me here anyway. / Boo hoo, blahh, bla…

I’m getting a hair cut….

Out with the old, / and, / in with the new. / I’m gonna get a haircut, / that’s what I’m gonna do. / Nothing fancy, / jus…

Tis The Season….

Tis the season, / for peace, / and understanding….. / Forgive those who hurt you, / so you , / can truely be free. / Turn the other …

Mama’s Love……

When your child has been sick, and under the weather, / what did you do, to make him/her feel better ? / I thought it would be nice to hear…

Thanksgiving in the USA…..

The kids were off on “holiday”, what we call “vacation”, here….. / Running around having fun, / and every ti…

Crusty, Old Bread…

A crusty, old piece of bread…….. / makes love to a…… / fine piece of brie……., / any day :)) / November …

They Fought………

They fought the good fight, / wandering along, / night after night, / Their mother’s didn’t care. / Their father’s were …

He wanted to go DownTown….

It had been such a long week. / The mood in his mind, was calling for release. / There she came, / into the room, / like a spicegirl. / An…

Homemade Pizza and a Pair of Shoes…

He made a homemade pizza…. / and as the aroma swafted throught the garage door, / he came. / He was fed with kindness, and left our h…

Livin’ Life by the Drop….

I tried to be good. / but, there were road hazards. / I tried to maneuver, / but crashed into the curb. / Peaceful and serene, / was the we…

Swallowtail Butterfly : A Stoem.

I ate the lemon leaves / like there was no tomorrow. / I didn’t realize, / I would hybernate through / winter. / Now, I found a limb…

“Shut Up”

Why won’t they listen … / to me ? / The voices in my head. / I’m so sick and tired…. / of complaining. / Can someo…

I am an Idiot.

Duh, / What did she say ? / Did she turn from me, / because I am this way ? / I am an idiot. / With the mentality of a three year old. / No…

Are You There for Me ??

To be, or not to be…. / THAT is the question. / Here I am. / Here for you. / Are you there for me? / I am here for you. / Are you my …

WILD KIDS !!!!

Crazy, wild children !! / Running amuck. / All over the place, / they are. / Getting in your nerves, / and sending screams…. / to the…

I Am a Child With Asperger Syndrome…..

I have Asperger Syndrome….. / My little brother brought / his friends. / What “they” didn’t understand, / is what&#…

Life and Death….

Hear me God, / Thank you for all you do. / When I lay in bed, / late at night….. / …. tossing and frightful, / I come to you. /…

So Much on My Plate…

So Much on My plate……………. / ………………….. / ……………

It Takes Time….

Barely enough energy left, / to raise my pen. / Thoughts in my mind, / feel cluttered. / Knowing that time will… / heal me in the end…

Can You Spare a Dime ?

I can’t imagine what it must be to be a beggar on the streets…….. / God help you.

Expunged…….

Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote: / “every burned book or house enlightens the world; / every suppressed or expunged word / reverberates th…

I Am a DewDrop…

You know, how at dusk, / you can look at the tree… / and see the dew drops falling / from it’s leaves ? / I was one of those d…

Prayers For My Soul…

The hands are wounded, / The fingertips are bruised. / The mind is messed up….. / with the thoughts of you. / I break the silence, / …

We Are but Grains of Sand….

Coming from the Earth….. / made whole by the hand of God. / We are but grains of sand…. / bit’s of Earth. / One day, our …

The Heat….

[Video] / That damn sun / has got me running for cover. / Like you. / I need a bit of cool relief. / Sun, you knipping at my knees. / I wan…

Here,…. For you………..

Here for you, / though miles away. / I have never even met you, / but, / I feel you so close by. / When you feel bad, / I’m here. / …

Two Kittens and Two Children…….

They are so excited, / new possibilities….. / and places to explore. / One is soft and cuddly, / the other just wants to explore. / G…

This One’s for You…..

This one’s for you…. / you know who you are. / A little place for us two…. / In a zoo, or in a ballroom. / In a ballroom,…

No One Understands….

No One understands……… / the feelings I hold within. / Praying to GOD at night, / when my body shakes with fright…&#…

Damn, That was Great !!!

And, he said,….. / . / Damn, you look good like that !! / . / They spent the evening / making passionate love, / Basia, playing in th…

A Cup of Ice Cream.

So, ……. / Child comes to you and says, / “May I have a cup of ice cream?” / Father says, / “NO.” / Mot…

And He…..

He thought he was, / handsome. / He thought he was, / incorrigible. / Yet, that smile, / hid something wicked, ……… / Deci…

“Wild Horses”

Wouldn’t you like to be ….. / a wild horse ? / Dust at your feet, / Nostrils Blazing….. / Wild and furious, / not gallop…

Forever…..

Forever, today & tomorrow. / Placed in my presence of you, ……. / ….. solidified. / Like a rock, or a fossil. / The da…

Chile Pequin

Hot swealtering night, / June bugs flying to the light, / Lawn chairs on the porch…. / of asses, they do contort. / Sounds of cicadas…

Where Have You Gone ?

Where have you gone, / my sweet friend ?………… / …. / So near and dear to my heart. / Where have you gone, / my…

The True Being, Behind the Face.

It’s funny, / I have friends who judge each other by their looks, finances, and weaknesses. / Let us never forget, / True friendship…

Puppies and Kittens, blaghhh !!!!!!

Wouldn’t it be nice, / wouldn’t it be sweet ? / To have a sweet little puppy, / licking at my feet ? / Or, a sweet little kitty…

But….

I didn’t mean to. / I didn’t want to. / You don’t understand. / You don’t listen. / But… / I know you didn…

I’m Waiting for You.

[Video] / Love’s out there….. / for you and me. / Wait and see,…. / love waits for you and me. / In a secluded universe&#…

Spring Road Trip.

I’m on a road trip…. / to…… / South Texas. / Victoria is only 130 miles away. / Finally, past the concrete jungle&#…

No One is Listening (part 2)

The secret is…………. / that no one is listening. / You cry for relief, / and no one is listening. / You lash out, / Y…

No One is Listening (part 1)

No one is listening / to your mind. / It’s a secret. / March 30, 2010.

OPEN.

OPEN…OPEN…OPEN… / That neon sign sings. / People shuffling by. / Noises in the night. / Homeless man by the dumpster. / W…

Bubba, where have you gone ?

Once, a long long time ago, / you roamed my back yard. / When I moved in, all I found / was this piece of you….. / “Bubba”…

Spring Is Coming.

I hear the roar of lawn mowers, / and weed eaters. / Birds chirping. / Mosquito hawks buzzing. / Beautiful sunsets setting. / Children laug…

The Devil Wears PRADA.

The devil wears PRADA. / It’s true. / March 09, 2010.

STOP, LOOK, and LISTEN

Busy world we live in. / Walking down the crowded city street, / so busy, ….. / can’t stop to talk. / I must get to where IR…

The Duality of Feelings and Loneliness….

Being alone and feeling alone …….. / are two different things. / Being alone is physical. / Feeling alone is mental…̷…

Caged Animal ( part 2 ).

Self doubt caged her. / She felt she would never……. / be good enough. / Like a caged animal, / she wanted to break away……

It Takes Me There….

It takes me there…… / it takes me back to myself. / Waves, crash against the shore, / re-assuring me, / that I live. / lapping,…

Dapple Grey…..

You painted my world / with your heart. / You spent words… / that touched my spirit. / You were everything to me. / You paint my worl…

There is an Air About You.

There is an air about you…. / it is caught when I see your eyes, / captured in that perfect sunlit haze. / There is an air about you&…

Laugh in the Face of Adversity.

It’s easy to check out …… / when adversity gets in your way. / Don’t give up. / You have what it takes….. / t…

Raindrops …..

Sweet raindrops / Hit my face. / Sweet raindrops / sent from heaven….. / Hit my face and wash away the pain. / It’s hell down …

Like Waves …..

It’s like waves, / crashing against the shore. / I keep trying to swim / against them, / but I keep getting pushed… / back to t…

The Yellow Rose

The yellow rose, / unfurled for your viewing pleasure. / Feel my soft, velvety lines….. / please, …………. / bec…

OH NO…. WHY !!!!!!!!

OH NO……. WHY !!!! / I have no dice to throw. / It’ no problem, though. / There is no time like the present to show……

Tell me True….

With pen in hand, / I wonder….. / Do you feel me ? / Etched upon this paper, / My emotions now made, / Public, for you to behold. / A…

Tomorrow…..

I am going to bed now. / The bell will ring at 6 a.m. / I will be scramblin’, / and, / I’m not talkin’ ’bout eggs.…

The Colour Field

For you………. / [Video] / A flash back to the 1980’s. / I sure loved this band……… and, I still do.

The Waterin’ Hole

It’s called the Office Lounge. / People come from all around. / Strangers and friends meet. / We are all accepted… / at this li…

Life is all Around….

Feeling alone. / Solitary yawn. / Life is all around…. / Leaves dried up, / fall to the gound. / No room for the weak. / My life look…

Strange, Transcendant Feelings….

I have been having strange / things happen to me…. / They come and go, / from time to time. / Sometimes, they rear their ugly heads …

Ode to Clint Eastwood.

You could sense his intent / as he walked into the room. / Half empty faces… / wondered what their fate might be….. / …. …

Haiku …. for you.

He spent the arrow / For good reasons known to man / It was spent on you.

Baby, it’s Cold Outside…..

Baby, it’s cold outside, …. / but,… / it’s warm on the inside. / Will you stay a while ??? / We can build a little …

I Think I Will Go Now…

I’m going to a place / Where I can be me. / I won’t need any approval… / no need for appreciation. / Going to a placeR…

The Bridges of Madison County…

Sometimes I feel like the woman from “The Bridges of Madison County”. / Vulnerable in a wanting sort of way. / Content, but som…

Where Are You ??

Where are you ?? / Thinking of you. / Your sweet face. / Where are you ?? / Think of you often…. / your sweet embrace. / Where are yo…

Kiss Me Tonight

Kiss me tonight. / Kiss me……. / under the lights. / Dark…… yes. / Hold onto me…. / Don’t let me go. / H…

Will You Be My Friend ??

Will you be my friend?? / When I am me, / and… / You are you ? / I will pick you up, / I will dust the dirt off of your jacket. / You…

Hello…. Sit in My Comfy Seat.

Just me again. / Here with you. / Listening to Morrissey, Bread, and / whatever else comes to mind. / A little comfy chair, / I invite you …

Why Are You …. so Far Away

Why are you so far away? / We have been so close / here….. / amongst the pages. / You know everything about me… / all my desire…

New Year is Coming…..

Christmas…. happy times, sad times… / New Year is coming. / It makes me happy for all the friends and family I have, / and sa…

Steely Dan

Steely Dan…. / not just for bed anymore. / Your music is stroking me / in all the right places. / You make love with my mind / You ma…

erichB Thinks I’m Mean !!!!

erich thinks I’m mean / He’s got jelly in his head / or, could that be jellybeans? / December 16, 2009.

Tanka ????

Night is eluding me / Morning shall come / All to early / Please, / Go back to bed.

Dear Poetry Journal,…. Love, me.

To my poetry journal, with love. / Here I sit, / pen in hand…. / scribbling whatever comes to my mind…. / upon / your pages. /…

The Poetry Journal fell in Love…..

This is a story of how the poetry journal cascaded into love with Laura. / The journal had been left outside ….. / in the cold winter…

No Engine Brake…..

You…. / just …………. you. / I am enveloped into your heart. / Send me a letter by mail, / and…… / …

In The Mist……

Go outside, into the cold mist. / Stick your tongue out into the night. / Let the waterdrips…… / moisten your tongue. / The air…

The Heart Knows All

The heart knows all. / It knows when you see a beautiful sunset or sunrise. / It knows when you have compromised your body…. / It kno…

Hearts Falling in Love…..

Hearts falling in love…. / and, just because you are / continents away….. / my heart, / is still falling in love with you. / W…

My Vision is Compromised…

Now, / My vision is compromised. / I have planted my face within the earth. / I knew you would understand…. / …

Lost in Your Eyes…..

Driving down the country road, / I am daydreaming as I drive. / I invision your heavenly lips, / your eyes, / ……. your neck. /…

I am the Ocean….

…….. come bathe in me. / If you are afraid of water, / put your toes in first. / I NEED you, …. to be whole. / Come bat…
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