Some people say that where they are Is where they’re meant to be; For years, I never understood – Those comments puzzled me Sometimes, you’re down and desperate, As I was, long ago: I saw no reason at the time Why it needs must be so For almost thirty years ago I tried to end … Continue reading "Nightscape"

scribble on the roads

scribble on the roads: write your heart across the pavement, and let life know your intent to keep fighting


he wandered off to providence to see if he could hear the sound of his own breathing as the sole one in his ear a backpack and a walking stick his phone left in the truck he hiked on with a purpose and to get himself unstuck and yes that place was beautiful and true … Continue reading "providence"

Hope, Again

perhaps there's now a reason, perhaps there's now a cause; and maybe you have hope again, where you'd been given pause -- there comes a time to venture out, and fear no more the night: climb down, then, from the hills of doubt, and come into the light
reaching for the sun, the sun reaches back, warmly; the air finds its place -- in this moment, fully be and feel the hidden presence

Three Hours – 8 AM

FEEL it now, feel it, breathe in, breathe out; The world knows your name, but not how to pronounce -- There was a day coming, it's here, it's here; And maybe there's more, now, than doubt and fear YOU gave up your heart, and you gave in to those who said, "all you will be … Continue reading "Three Hours – 8 AM"

For Love of Dancing

For as long as she could, she danced: wherever, whenever. Every day. She didn’t dance because she was the best at it. She didn’t dance for the attention. She danced for love of dancing, for the pure joy of it. Long before I met, and fell in love with, and married her, she had this … Continue reading "For Love of Dancing"


We wish to give our mind its wings, A type of mental Pegasus; But mind's a fragile thing, at best - An organ slight and tenuous The arrows coming from the world, They wound us places we don't know; We hide our wings so timidly And so don't fly where we would go But courage is thing we … Continue reading "Pegasus"

Be Free

What was no longer has to be –Be free, my friend, be freeYou are not trapped in history –Be free my friend be free The world is wide and full of joy,For man and woman, girl and boy,And with the powers you employYou’ll find your destination —The magic’s here, it’s not a trick,For buildings come … Continue reading "Be Free"