eheu fugaces labuntur anni Alas, the fleeting years slip by in ictu oculi In the blink of an eye sic vita est […]Read more "Momento Vivere"
Your silence says it all, it wasn’t what I wanted to hear. I won’t keep waiting for your call, when you make it crystal clear. The rejection hurt like hell, I can still feel the sting. I loved you, I really fell, now there’s no hope eternal to spring. My broken heart must […]Read more "Impenetrable"
And then it hit me, a touch and a look in your eyes. A spark lit me, I longed for hello’s, dreaded goodbyes […]Read more "And Then It Hit Me"
Onward with no direction, only to wander aimless. My dimly lit perception, of places and faces; nameless. With restless abandon, I strode, hurling cautions wind, hear it howl. On the road of ruin, I rode, ever perilous on the prowl. This lone kingdom I reign, where subjects, not a single soul. I haunt […]Read more "Unsettled"
April 1, 1945, was both Easter Sunday and April Fools Day. My father, a 20-year-old member of the 6th Marine Division, was aboard a troop landing craft, heading straight to the shores of the heavily fortified island of Okinawa. Approaching the beaches with a mixture of fear, eagerness and uneasy anticipation; these feelings […]Read more "I Knew A Man"
Tree Of Knowledge The tree of knowledge we were curious creatures we longed to know Eve and The Apple Original sin took a bite of that apple was that temptress Eve The Fatal Fruit He gave us free will in a garden full of fruit hungered for a taste Footsteps Echo Out […]Read more "Haiku Redo 93-96"
An Open Road Need to get away driving down the interstate the open road calls The Midnight Hour I waited for you was long past the midnight hour just me and the moon Sailing Crossing the oceans sailing around the world circumnavigate Darkness and You I can reach for you in the blackness you are […]Read more "Haiku Redo 89-92"