Palette and Easel

I dabbed then stroked. I blotted, then flicked. I mixed, then grazed, Pressed, and then glazed.   I touched, then scraped. I swabbed, then swiped. I swirled, then kissed, Tapped, then caressed.   I connected, then skimmed. I swabbed, then filled in. I mixed, then applied, blended and then smiled.   I finally found you, […]

Shine, shine, shine.

The stars know nothing more than to  shine, shine, shine Those on the ground look to the  sky, sky, sky. To gaze upon  the sparkles in the  night, night, night. Wishing that we could  burn so bright, bright, bright. Shinning  like the  stars in our sight, sight, sight. Ignoring how brilliant  we are  inside, inside, […]

One hand folded into another

You find value in my deficiencies, and fullness, in my vacancy. You find stability in my inconsistency, and bliss, in my melancholy. You find fortitude, in my frailty, and competence, in my inability. You find seriousness, in my buffoonery, and clarity, amidst my perplexity. You find exquisiteness, when I feel ugly, and offer hope, to […]

Messages in Dreams

With my turns and twists, I submit, those sayings, and signals, and all the intimates. Those side shifts, and arches of spine, that project thoughts out, that bounce back, to you. As you dose in your blissfullness I anguish with restlessness, pawing my thoughts of you to the sky. When early birds cry, darkness finds my […]

Simple steps of time

Seconds matter when we are young. Then minutes count as we move towards youth. Hours matter as we mature as adults. Then days begin to have impact, as we acheive adulthood. Months matter, as does the planning for upcoming years.   Then years pass. And we wonder where they have gone, and so quickly. Suddenly […]

_______Sunrise, ________Sunset. Sunrise________Sunset________. Meaning

I spend my days in a glorious haze. Searching for ways to keep the nightmares at bay. I spend all my nights pursuing delight. Seeking to send all my demons to flight. The dawns in between, are where I am, yearning. Dusk is where I’m grasping, and hoping, for meaning.   Humbly yours, j     […]

Beyond Beauty

Thy beauty, fickle doth it play upon my youthful vanities. Radiant doth it burn upon my tender sensibilities. Passionately doth it wrest my gaze and redirect my steps. Insistently, doth it create smoldering sensations in my loins.   Heat, be the feeling on my skin. Damp, then, the beads on my brow. Pulsating, be the […]

RetroReflectiveCurrentContendednessSyndrome

I miss the days, of edamame and stand-up comedies. I miss the smiles and sways, laughs, drinks, and games. I miss the days of beers darts, and cheers. I miss those times, of wonder and wines. I miss those old flickers, without seeing the real pictures. I miss water guns, and I miss real fun. […]

Human Perplexitude

It’s curious, to think, that once, man had to rely upon himself, herself, to make the pieces fit. All the incongruities, inconsistencies, and vagaries in the big picture were left to the individual, trying to piece together, the fragmented life-scene inside of themselves. There was struggle, frustration, challenge in perspective, failure, and ultimately, though a […]

Of a Chance

At the outset, the possibilities were many, the future was bright and hopeful, the outlook was wantonly optimistic. The broad scope of mutual intent, the want and promise of the world, could not be fully delivered for, or by either. So, in incrementally, tiny, measures, the euphoria did fade, and the emotional expanse, and all of […]