Snapshot – Forest Sunset

The sun is setting full behind the treesIts rays like arms that reach up in the skyThen slowly start to fade out by degreesAs crickets sing an evening lullabyWith frogs that you can also hear nearbyAnd wind and cars to finish the refrainSo put down everything that's gone awryLet go of all your sorrows and … Continue reading "Snapshot – Forest Sunset"

Called Away

In freedom’s time, he traveled on his own, And found himself in lands, and under skies So large, to fill them he knew he had grown — The food that serves to feed and appetize, The truth you were not taught, but realize. In days of silence, so much not to say: The talker walks, … Continue reading "Called Away"

So We Run

The world is what it is, and so we run From highways, streets, and lanes to city queues; We know we cannot end what we’ve begun, But while the time is here, we still can choose To light a fire, or, perhaps, diffuse A situation set to go awry — Where none can win then … Continue reading "So We Run"

Paperboy

The only quietude he’d ever known Was throwing papers in the morning dark; As there, in dawning silence he, alone, Would pedal past the edges of the park. Each paper that he’d throw would, in an arc, Land gracefully upon a greening lawn. The contrast to his home life was so stark, Where all was … Continue reading "Paperboy"