I hope my poem for Winter 2020 is welcome this Christmas and holiday season. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
Some say the fear of heightsWrongly labels the fright:It’s not the peak or drop;We fear the dire stopAt the end of the flight. This cuts too fine a slice:The fear continues to riseThe more one climbs,Far above the linethat assures one's demise. One fears not just one’s fateAt the end of a fall so great,The… Continue reading Acrophobia
The widower who sits In a home for fourWatching, by himself, Her fav’rite film once more The daughter who stares At the wedding portraitWaiting in her room For her father's weekly visit. The young man who fits Like an off-note in a song,In the neighborhood gang, No other place to belong. The woman who prizes… Continue reading The Oak
At the first face I stare A beast cruel and unfair Mocking sneer, selfish glare. For him I do not care. The second face I see Tortured soul and body, Hurt without dignity. For him do I have pity. At the third face I gaze Quiet in a better place Man from hell itself raised.… Continue reading Reflections
When night covers the world And leaves all in shadow, The sun still shines. When clouds envelop the sky And flood the earth in rain, The sun still shines. When fog blankets the land And shrouds the path ahead, The sun still shines. In dreary haze, Raging storm And blackest night, The sun remains; The… Continue reading The Sun