Poems

Forty-Seven

Today is your birthday! Don’t let that dismay You’re not a year older It’s only a day An age is a digit Time there to bridge it The space in between like A Memory widget So just think of today Like an act in a play It’s one long production

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Bromide

His manner’s ordinary In plain sight’s where he hides Part of an unknown order Of men known as Bromides He’ll lull you to a snooze He’ll ease you to a slumber As yawns turn into snores The mood he will encumber He’ll draw you in at first A masterful pretender Well

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Videnda

I wish she could see herself the way that I see her Captured by her personality Enamored by her beauty Bewitched by her name I wish she could see herself the way that I see her Heart ensnared by her eyes Melted by her smile Longing for her touch I

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I Miss You

I miss you I miss walking in the brisk evening I miss the long talks over coffee about everything and about nothing  I miss how time passed so slowly and yet so quickly I miss hearing you laugh and knowing that I put the smile one your face I miss

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Houses of Glass

Once there was a lonesome man Who lived all on his own Protected in his house of glass Behind a wall of stone He found a certain comfort Inside the wall he knew A comfort that would not remain If one should make it through Until one day he found

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Yellow and Blue

Up north is a land Of yellow and blue Where Christ is the focus And friendships are true Atop of a hill From city removed What’s not to love, Except for the food? Perched at the bottom Where good seed is sewn There towers Farrar Where real men are grown

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Baby Blue

The moment first our eyes met Her’s yellow as the sun The moment first I turned her on Our two hearts became one The moment first I entered My mouth did form a smile The moment first I rode her I knew she’d stay a while The moment first she

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Paradoxical Love

You’re the rhythm to my heart – Though you make it stand still The air I breathe – Though you take my breath away The song I sing – Though you leave me speechless How can I explain your paradoxical affection Which fills my heart so completely, Yet leaves me longing for more?

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Rocks Dance on Hillsides

Rocks dance on hillsides Moving with the songs of nature, The rhythm of trees; Heaven’s instruments Fill the ears with wonder, The heart with humility, And the senses with awe; Rivers harmonize Creeks accentuate Wind amplifies nature’s orchestra; Rock dance on hillsides And so, in turn, do I

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