Thoughts that sometime...rhyme

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Word play

When the breakwater slaps the spit And the waves break into foamy bits That leap to the sky Hoping to catch the sun’s eye Then down again to become one As the sea takes them back. The fearsome roar Punctuated by the gulls squawk Biting wind clutches at coats And flings kites to the sky. Hands deeply... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

A poem for my grandson

Mr. toad Sat on the commode And wondered away the day Why would a toad Sit on a commode? Was mostly what he wondered. He thought to himself “I suppose it’s perfectly fine that I want my thoughts to rhyme.” His name was Billy And though that sounds silly His favorite ice cream was Thyme. I tried to... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Is reality real?

I saw it on TV A scientist As serious as can be Asked how we know what’s real And then looked straight at me! Well, I’m pretty sure I am real But really what That’s what I don’t Know. You know? Whether one of those science guys Is looking through a microscope Or a telescope Even a periscope The only... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Oh a cat to be?

A cat's life would be for me but only a cat can sleep like that! Sign in to see full entry.

Oh a cat to be?

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Friday, July 15, 2011

Prosetry

When men first came down to Earth from Space They didn’t know what to make of such A hospitable place. Note: To avoid the usual comments regarding giving proper credit to a Creator, that is not what this is about. It is more about a concept of Terra Firma versus no Firma and lots of Terra. Space... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

You and me are we

Dark Days And bright nights Our mind’s perilous flights Comprehension flutters by Adhering to social convention Itself an invention But not at all natural. Mysteries astound us Wonderfulness surrounds us And yet we cannot see Or won’t see You and me Are the same. Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Between the Earth and Sky

My head floated down. The pillow soft cradled a mind that would not sleep. Instead, a thought began to form, creeping around the rim of consciousness. Between the sky and the Earth my pain lie trapped, its essence infusing. What did it mean? Why was it so confusing? The eerie blue light from the... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Summer rumbles

Here comes summer Rumbling through the valley On a cumulus Harley. Wind blowing through its hair Suns heat beating down everywhere. Summer is beautiful But be careful or it will hurt you Skin will fry setting skin cancer in motion Wild fires sizzle Causing more than a commotion. Spend some time on a... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

The eyes of a child - illustrated

Through the eyes of a child the world flows in. Brand new. Unsullied. No sorting, rating, categorizing just pure amazement and wonder. A rock, A butterfly. A puddle of mud. Clouds hanging lazily in a pure blue sky. All the same in the child’s eye. Do they look at you or through you? Are they... Sign in to see full entry.

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