Twilight

A late winter blast chilled north Texas as I left the studio the other night, beckoning distant journeys...   Twilight Beyond the crisp starry twilight Where angels sing sweet memories Moonlight splinters…

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Whispers in the Wind

the lashing of tempest seas mortals scarcely imagine under sundrenched skies natures distant turbulence strewn across stony headlands hours passed round the windswept lighthouse watching memories roll over and drown…

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Crescent Moon

our mourning doves flew with love on the wing far out of sight where only hearts ever see the newborn sun illumine eyes magnificent still I listened even after winds…

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Mourning Wings

Rust cage door grinds against midnight Lover’s secret wishes wait Deafening silence solitude condemns My cellmate, stalemate, soul mate Dreams brushed between wintry shadows ascend Angels swing wide heaven’s gate…

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Monos

Broken bow twisted on the reef Abandoned never forgotten A dark soul adrift in deep winter seas Watched horizons for signs of life When luminous eyes signaled safe haven Mark…

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The Gardener

Happy Spring Everyone!   The Gardener The gardener plants his seed in rich soil, packing mulch and earth tightly around it, all the time mixing in Miracle Grow to give…

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Mountain Peaks

Sitting on top of a mountain quenching my thirst from the long hike behind us, I look back down the slope that we climbed. When you and I first reached…

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Rare Bird

Tapping the archives for St. Valentine's Day.  This poem was published along with a few other pieces in the 1992 issue of Janus, the annual literary magazine of my alma…

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