Tag Archives: Nostalgia

Surrender

  When words can’t describe it When drugs can’t kill it When symbols can’t glorify When the bottle can’t numb it When money can’t contain or manipulate its outcome When ghosts can’t hold it and logic escapes it When hell … Continue reading

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Wounded Animals

We’re all like wounded animals crawling through life Dragging ourselves along the wayside Sampling hopeful remedies as we go Stopping to rest our bones for awhile then limping on Some cuts and burns never really heal Some breaks just won’t … Continue reading

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Remember

We lived each hallowed drama like it was all we’d ever known like the only true thing and it would last forever Never dreaming that our story would dissolve into the history pages Never knowing that our day would surely … Continue reading

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We Are Like The Seasons (For Paulina)

We are like the seasons of the earth we so embrace Cells spinning in circles, vibrating like the stars Invisible wonders in our bones & blood tumbling like the cosmos, ever expanding Springtime we appear like the wildflowers Splattering our … Continue reading

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Live A Little

Originally appeared in “Ghost Poems”, one of my nine chapbooks of poetry self-published between the years 1999-2004: Is this what it all comes down to? We live a little Never fully understanding the mechanics of self or the purpose of … Continue reading

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Elder Dream

All I wanted was to live a long life A grand, foolish life–to grow old I didn’t think about the ones I’d lose along the way To live an abundant life full of mix-matched love magical emotion, rowdy adventures I … Continue reading

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An Easter Story

It comes to mind every year around this time Funny how things work, a stranger 30 minutes over 30 years ago Of course I don’t even remember his name I’d just landed my first job in that neighborhood Was pouring … Continue reading

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Pennies On The Floor

This was originally written in 2003; a version of it appeared in 2004 in “Jewels In The Dust And Other Hidden Trinkets”, one of my nine self-published poetry chapbooks: Now I’ve thought it over long and hard The ways of … Continue reading

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Sacred Timeless Moment

Still trying to capture a little bit of that sacred timeless moment…

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The Levee

Here is a very old and personal poem I thought was lost forever but which has in recent years resurfaced.  I originally wrote it in February 1977, at 17 years old: Jewell says the river will bewitch you if you’re not … Continue reading

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