The Book of Things II, Chapter 1: Paths

I think I should say from the outset that this isn't a complete story in itself, merely a starting of a tale which shall unfold with the telling as time permits. Neither serious nor romantic except by need, it is simply a way to unwind from such...

The mind

  Let’s suppose there’s a secretive group called the Bilderbergers that meets every year, and every fourth year they meet in North American – However, the previous North American conference was held in 2006 in Ottawa. So why did this group break...

Talk to Me

  What is it about your voice that stirs me? I hear your voice and become lost in the sound of it To the forgetting of your words I would know you now in a crowded room Though I’d rather Have you in a room alone Just you and I ...

Understandings

  Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky. We fell them down and turn them into paper that we may record our emptiness.   Kahlil Gibran         How little do we understand our passions Mistaking the illusion...

Angels

Earlier there had been a challenge to write about angels, heavenly or otherwise... this is my attempt.     Angels   In talking about angels I decided to share a little bit of my life. I no longer drink…but through the...

The Raven and The Hawk

  The winds rolled across the earth felt but to all unseen. Yet there were those who knew it well and sailed it with feathered wings. Two of the winds favorites were the raven and the hawk. The raven though smaller and slower held a deeper wisdom....

The Mountain and The Wind

I am the distant echo of sunrise carried to you on the wind You’re the whisper of dreams to come spoken from the mountain of its setting       One day, far out to sea came a faint stirring of a breeze which time and current ...

Simple Dreams

 "If you love me only in my dreams, let me be asleep forever." Author Unknown         Sweet dreams, how often have they awakened my senses in the depths of the night to thoughts of you, stirred by hearts remembrance?...

Sweet Dreams

Sweet dreams. and none are sweeter than these for dreams are all I have     what is the distance between us now that my day has flown with wings beyond recall like words so like words   time slips by carrying the...

Sweetest Dream

  What is it in the quiet moment to know the heartache of desire for the touch your missing and the kiss you long for?     Why is hell so delicious a thought The desire between what you have and what you want. The aching...

Fools Like Me

  "Too much sanity may be madness and the maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be."   Cervantes     If asked to tell of love I could tell nothing For I am a fool But without fools Love...

A kiss

  So simple a thing A kiss And harmless to all it slays And I would die such a death as this If I might die within your arms           Come softly Ease gentle into my arms Let me feel the warm of your...

Whisper to Me Secrets

I write  And you know my words You feel their touch upon your heart You know them well For your heart has drawn them forth And my heart has followed In the silences Your call To set my pen to words       ...

A Gate

A gate. We cannot help but to build one even if we close and lock it. Because even though our conscious mind wants to be secure our subconscious mind wants to be free.     We are paradoxical creatures Desiring the unknown and...

Just a Thought

  How does a man tell what it is that has captured him about a woman? Does he even know himself until he is caught, And by then, Everything about her speaks to his senses ~     There is a heaviness on my spirit today though the...

Alan Jackson - The Old Rugged Cross

            "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the...

My Kinda Gal

  Some folks been wondering what kinda of woman gets to me...’sides one with no clothes on! Well, I’m fixin’ to tell you ~ So just sit back and sit a spell     You know there’s a time and a place for everything, and if not,...

Hidden Places

  Should I tell you I love you a thousand times? Rather let me speak my love but once And seal it with a thousand kisses ~      There once lived a man who was not so much in truth Or in pretense The fires of youth had...

The Pool of The Soul

  The Pool of the Soul Where we so often go in the lone and weary hour When heartache comes Or the broken dream And chill winds blow hope a scattering As the autumn leaves     It lies So often hid...