Shadow Wrapped

Soft as the evenings fall is the touch of your words upon my heart Too long it’s lain in winter’s sleep Too deep in the pain of venom And yet you caused its beat to stir With kind words softly spoken   When the arc of the sun has...

After All

Quiet it was and he felt it Like a blanket covering everything Just silence And the silence was enough to speak volumes If anybody should care to listen But its a bubble world And the weight it laid was his alone A gift A...

A Rainy Day

A quiet day A rainy day And most know days like that Kept close inside from the cool and the wet With the slow stirring of thoughts As you lay out on the couch Adrift Half awake, half asleep And thoughts come random as they...

The Will Falters

Words I’ve searched the far reaches of my soul For my words So lost to me now Save those few I’ve gathered From among the lost and scattered And they tell a threadbare tale For my heart knows not what to write That in the...

Adrift

    At the end of every journey You come to the end of the road And in a moment of silent reflection You ask Did it matter Not did you win or lose Or succeed or fail But did it matter If to no one else Did it matter...

Deadlines

I was talking with a friend at work and the discussion came around to being in our 70's or 80's and looking back and saying, "I wish I had done that..." Unfortunately this year has been collapsing around me personally, healthwise, and at work but in...