Category Archives: Poetry

The repository of my poetic works. My poetry takes many forms and is, admittedly of varying quality. But is offered here for your enjoyment.

Dance with me

Dance with me I want to hear your heartbeat Thumping close against my chest. Feel your muscles move beneath my hands. I want to smell your perfume, Touch the softness of your hair, See the moonlight sparkle in your eyes … Continue reading

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True Love’s Kiss

Oyster’s rough and crusted shell Cracks open… Greets the sea. Breaths in the life sustaining brine And is renewed.   It is not otter, crab or gull He fears But lack of her. And opens once again to feel Her  … Continue reading

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Off Broadway

Each of us has always held a ticket to the play. The long and constant drama, Set in our theatre in the round. Some stare, aloof as visitors Arrived from distant stars. They stand about in clusters, Amused by all … Continue reading

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A Valentine for Judy

I saw you well before we met Along the banks of bogs and ponds, Beside 10,000 miles of asphalt Winding slow between the seas. I saw you in my smoky dreams, In every woman’s smiling eyes, In every glowing summer … Continue reading

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The Flea Market

I like to visit flea markets And poke around through other people’s stuff. Like hermit crabs, the bric-a-brac of life Will move from shell to shell, And find a space to rest Upon a mantle or a shelf, Beside a … Continue reading

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My Japanese Garden

Five Haiku **** Lilies at Midnight Lily’s summer song Joyful mask of sun sweet notes Memory of snow Apple Blossom Soft white hope of May Blushing in the August sun Sweet September song Magnolia Southern summer nights. Perfume in the … Continue reading

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