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"

Pegasus

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"

the feel of rain

flowers love the feel of rain, spring adores the flowers; sadness needs the touch of spring so to lose its powers powers come and powers go, ever waxing, waning — so much good can only come after it’s been raining

One Day Soon

One day soon, you’ll see the sun, And it will not be leaving; One day soon, you’ll find some time For something else than grieving. One day soon, a fondest hope Will be within achieving — Yes, one day soon, you’ll find it, love, If you can keep Believing

Nightscape

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"

let not hope disappear

let not hope disappear though chill be in the air: the winter may be here, but the garden is still there