Erratic Rumblings First Thing In The Morning

Erratic rumblings first thing in the morningThoughts all aglow from castiron candlesticksSunrise hasn’t interrupted my intercessionAnother cup of coffee might ease my ticks After watching too many hectic movie scenesA set of expectations upon our furrowed browBut I need to recede into my own soulLet us return to existing in the here & now You’reContinue reading “Erratic Rumblings First Thing In The Morning”

I’m Standing Under Swaying Palms

I’m standing under swaying palmsHolding a delicious boat drinkI especially like the little umbrellaTime away from life – don’t have to think Smelling like lotion, salt & a sunburnMy soul has truly needed this restBut without you here by my sideMy heart is still a million miles from Key West

Faded Perceptions Of Underlying Joy

Faded perceptions of underlying joyTime weathers away what is trueHard residue of the glittering spoilsReturning everything back to youThe sun bleaches your most preciousSalt-laden & resolving to remainChipped & authentically realBeauty seldom exists without pain

I’m Driving Down By The Beach

I’m driving down by the beach Radio tuned to Lana Del Rey Trying to turn back the clock Warm, salty air to celebrate the day Looking for a moment to feel alive To relive the trappings of youth Ignoring the aches of aging To deny the inescapable truth

I Saw Her Through The Glittering Sun

I saw her through the glittering sunPerched high upon the lifeguard standPerfectly sculpted under bright skyKnees weak, tripping in the soft sandThe gulls echoing a distant cryDreams of love & what could beThe salt air marinating upon our skinI’ve lost my heart here upon the sea