My mind plays tricks on me

Oft times I’ve seen you here before, Somewhere sometime about the place. My mind plays tricks on me I know And yet that face, I felt the scent of what you wore. I often think about you so, And of the dreams we used to tell. My mind plays tricks on me I know, Why […]

A sense of silence

We watched the leaves fall, each swirling downward Till in the end we sensed what we have known, That the bough that held us has left us go. We knew it would, even from the start we knew. This is the plain truth of it, a knowledge We have always known, that we would decline […]

I bade them all farewell

I bade them all farewell, eager to flee And catch the last train home. I heard the bells Peel out and watched the urban fall away To countryside and thought how much of life Was done. A word of comfort to his wife. The fields flew by as evening bled the day. His fathers son, […]

Prayer

Sometimes a moment passes when I stare Beyond the known and gaze within to find My voice chanting to an old Latin prayer That as a child I learned. Long since declined And packed away and hid with some distain. An old relic, an offering to my youth That brings me back. I hear the […]

Remember your a child at heart

Remember your a child at heart Seeking only childish things. You still frightened of the dark Though older now within there springs Eternal hope and what it brings. The child inside is always there It waits and waits and waits for you Has no burdens or no cares Gently whispering what to do That in […]

Long past the little dramas

Long past the little dramas that survive Filled with dwindling grandeur as the last leaf Falls foretelling the harbinger of our lives Full of forgetfulness and dreams once sheaved Buried beneath the heaped up seasons, withered Away, how easy to forget to live Numbed by our own tribulations we dither Looking inward, fearful of what […]