Ah the quiet! – Soft cool afternoon rain on a tin roof, Raindrops trickle hushed, hopping in gutter troughs, Apple cider simmering in bouquet garni cheese cloths. While, roasting chestnuts explode their pistons in the oven – Combustion revving their spark plugs of coal on the sheet pan.
Earth’s globe, blossomed sapling in the tree of life, Upholding humanity’s offspring in noble archetype. Its Elysian fountain bark; the destroyer of sorrows, Supports keepsake trellises where empathy grows; Staking sanctuaries in solitude’s stemmed embrace, Every twig, a sturdy foothold in the immortal race. Its vines bridging both sides of the heavenly river, With rootsContinue reading “Sapling – A Poem”
August, the annual spray recital; decks have been cleared Uninvited characters wait in the wings, unseen unheard. The human audience crop the stage of household props, Corralling them in a pile; complete with the requisite aisle. The stage director proscribes a seven-hour intermission Wherein, uninvited “guests” are handed script revisions, To ply their trade inContinue reading “Pest Control Day – A Poem”
Uncovered in a Tasmanian rock quarry, A fossilized scroll of the sage Tutenant, Of the ancient ant kingdom of Hillovant. The following, its transcribed fragment: – “Remember your wisdom O venerable ant member, You command great armies without a commander. Following the community ant steps of one another, You render impossible treks possible without GPS,Continue reading “The Scroll – A Poem (A Tale)”
Sunshine’s cool citrus elixir valet, Satiates reflection’s thirsty palate, Stirring up lemonade recollections, Singing cheerful summer ovations. Sometimes savory memories, pour Syrup into nuptial’s frosted pitcher, Shredding ambrosia lemon liaisons, Suited in wedded culinary creations.
Block Eddie surveys the blog party; A deft figure in his sharpie emoji, Spins around with his stylish lady. Likes ‘n comments send Aphrodite, Square dancing with muse Athene, All do-si-do the tomes of creativity.
Ocean grey skies clouded noon day, Typical tropical rains on their way. Bus a lime by the corner with you, (bus a lime – to hang out with friends) Here comes the downpour doo doo. (doo doo or doux doux – my dear, darling) Pelting rain trow mango with a splash, (trow – throw, toss)Continue reading “Dancing Home – A Caribbean Style Poem”
Like damselflies in summer, beautiful azure, you, Add green, blue tinctures to color spectrum’s hue. Your colorful compliments melt melancholy skies, Grey clouds of lament turn into ultramarine smiles. Hummingbirds, kingfishers rest from azure flight, Nesting in Gaia’s lapis lazuli sanctuaries of azurite.
What if green beans were pistachio ice-cream in disguise. Parsnips were poutine – that saucy staple with french fries. Cauliflower was super-sized cotton candy on the 4th of July. Radishes were popsicles with Mac and cheese pizza surprise. Brussels sprouts were popcorn, broccoli were cup cake pies. Perhaps children world-wide might applaud such a surprise,Continue reading “Manna from the skies – A Poem”
The deluge stuck heavy to his back like Atlas shouldering the sky. Whatever Herculean efforts required, he had to make it to the top of the hill today. His recurring dream was unrelenting. The rumors of her century of expertise was comforting. He knew she would be waiting. With his rain-drenched clothing clinging like milkContinue reading “Bell Peppers – A Poem in a story”