Dan's Poems

Friday, February 13, 2009

THE LOVE OF MY LIFE

I WROTE THIS POEM NEARLY FOUR YEARS AGO CLOSING IN ON OUR FIRST ANNIVERSARY. IT WAS AN INTRIGUING SITUATION. A TYPICAL "SOAP OPERA" STORY. I WORKED FOR MY BEST FRIEND AND SOCIALIZED WITH HE AND HIS WIFE FREQUENTLY: BOATING, VACATIONS TO MEXICO, SAN DIEGO, BAR-HOPPING, ETC. WE WERE TOGETHER (THE... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

UNFORESEEN CHANGES

CHANGE THE FOLLOWING POEM WAS WRITTEN AT A TIME WHEN A VERY DEAR FRIEND, IN HIS EARLY 70'S, WAS STRICKEN WITH AN ILLNESS CALLED "GUILLIN-BARRE" SYNDROME. I HAD NEVER HEARD OF IT BEFORE AND YOU PROBABLY HAVEN'T EITHER. IT'S VERY RARE. IF SO INCLINED, DO SOME RESEARCH ON THIS CONDITION, BUT THE SHORT... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, February 5, 2009

BIG BAD BROTHER

THE GUN IT WAY A DAY LIKE ANY OTHER DAY MOM AND DAD HAD TO GO SO THEY LEFT US ALONE TO FEND FOR OURSELVES A COUPLE OF HOURS OR SO FOR THE FIRST FEW MOMENTS EVERYTHING WAS FINE BUT AS THEY TRAVELED OUT OF SIGHT THE BEAST SAID, 'NOW YOU'RE MINE' HE CHASED ME THRU THE HOUSE THREATENING WITH CLOSED FIST... Sign in to see full entry.

MY SON LIVES 2000 MILES AWAY

A FATHER'S WISH WHY IS HE SO FAR AWAY MY SON, MY ONLY SON WHY IS HE SO FAR AWAY TO PHOENIX I MUST RUN WHY'D SHE HAVE TO TAKE HIM AWAY AWAY SO FAR AWAY IF ONLY HE COULD BE WITH ME EACH NIGHT AND EVERY DAY IT WASN'T MEANT TO BE THIS WAY TO LIVE SO FAR APART A FATHER AND SON SHOULD BE TOGETHER SHARING... Sign in to see full entry.

torn between home and visiting my son

TORN I DON'T WANT TO LEAVE BUT I HAVE TO GO I LOVE OUR NEW HOME WITH JOY ITS AGLOW MY SON'S FAR AWAY PLEADING TO SEE ME CAN'T WAIT ANOTHER DAY A PRECIOUS SOUL IS HE A FAMILY WE'RE BUILDING ON LOVE IT IS FOUNDED AS GREAT AS IT GETS I STILL BECOME GROUNDED THE EMPTY SPACES SO HARD TO FILL THE ACHING... Sign in to see full entry.

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