Haiku: Bald Eagle

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free spirit soaring

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In Vino Veritas

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The sacred truth, now broken as lies spill from his lips
his tongue blood-red and thick with the stain of wine

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#Haiku: Sunny Days

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scorching desert sun

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The Siamese on Catshole Lane

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She lives on Catshole Lane
with all the common cats on the Isle of Man.

 
She’s beautiful, hot and exotic, a pure Siamese
with almond-shaped eyes as blue as the sea
and a long graceful tail.
She, an outsider shunned by all the others
for it sets her apart from all the tail less kitties.

 
But there is one who loves her, a magnificent grey striped male
enamored by her beauty and that amazing tail.

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Flower Moon

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When the willows weep at night
they call to the flower moon
Come and spread your light
through our slender tendrils
as beetles scurry underfoot
banish the deepening gloom.

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Thoughts From An Opal Child

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As I grow older, time is racing by, as if I am on a high-speed train barreling towards the end of my life. One minute, I am turning a page in the calendar and greeting a new month, and the next a new year is on the horizon. I find myself thinking a lot about my own mortality, and my legacy.  Career, success, recognition, money- goals once so important, seem so frivolous now.
I’ll be 64 October 1st, and more than half my life is over. Every time that thought enters my head, I hear the Beatles song- When I’m 64. In my heart, I’m still that 60’s flower child. Read More

Feed

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Golden caramel eyes stalking her
across the sea of strangers
a shiver runs up her spine
as she senses impending danger.

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