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1.9k · Apr 2021
BTW Apr 2021
14 April 2021

I would love to climb Mt. Everest
Conquer storied  seas.
Login never gives peace or rest.
Seems I am never me!
Who in the world do they see?
Login never set me free.
874 · Jul 2021
Where you are known
BTW Jul 2021
Where you are known
19 July 2021

Nothing hidden, secrets hanging clear,
A pool of aqua green waters.
The eagle circles a moonlight sky,
874 · Aug 2021
I cannot be you (Haiku)
BTW Aug 2021
16 August 2021

I cannot be you.
If ever possible be,
I would not be me.
800 · Jun 2021
BTW Jun 2021
7 JUNE 2021

Unplugged and disconnected,
Estranged the viral way.
Time lost forever,
Socially astray.

Unarmed by sadness,
Care  by stranger names  ,
Forgotten days of gladness,
Life is rearranged.

One day the doors will open.
Never be the same.
Age line steeply sloping,
Most not in the game.

Clock slowly tocking,
No one can it tame.
Some are still talking,
Don't know who to blame.
770 · Sep 2021
BTW Sep 2021
25 July 2021

Age, the weights of time waiting,
Heavier than air pressing reality to the gates,
Time brings the unnatural, disease of diseases.
When there are few easing of eases.
769 · Jul 2021
Regrets (Haiku)
BTW Jul 2021
Regrets (Haiku)
12 July 2021.

Betting long chances,
Risking the joy of each day.
Do you want to play?

(Would you like to stay?)
734 · Apr 2021
BTW Apr 2021
19 April 2021

To read, is not to learn.
To cry, is not to suffer.
To love, a fantasy.
To pray, is not ecstasy.
To search, is not to find.
To give, is not to be kind.
To take, not greed.
To do well, is not to win.
Who can speak the truth?
708 · Jun 2021
BTW Jun 2021
20 June 2021

Give me the simple life.
No more can I handle.
Complexity and strife.
That is your beauty,
My wife.
669 · Dec 2022
Looking Ahead
BTW Dec 2022
Looking Ahead
18 December 2022

Not much point looking ahead.
Plans are the younger’s futures,
Comfort blanket for aging beds.

Speculations interrupted.
Unexpected erupted.
Reality abrupt ed.

I have no time for ‘wasting’ things.
The monitor rings,
Live in this moment.

I hear you have my plan.
I heard it’s concise.
646 · Apr 2022
BTW Apr 2022
28 September 2021

Feeling I've been late lately.
Changes happening too fast.
World not looking greatly.
Wonder if it will last.
588 · Sep 2021
BTW Sep 2021
14 September 2021

When things don't make any sense anymore,
Don't sweat the noise.
Not one is listening.
466 · Apr 2021
Quiet Morning
BTW Apr 2021
Quiet Morning
29 april 2021

Reflections on the sea of responsibility,
Realize the deficiencies of mood and logic.
Decisions selfish and unrewarding, impromptu,
Bring the prize of self defeat, pain and endless regret.
Burdens of debt in the baskets of life.
Unbalanced on the heads of the lost.
Struggling to find the way.
Conscience stirs then looks away, but all pay the price.
Lonely game hide and go seek in the stilled rising sunlight.
How to make call, “:You’re Out”?
456 · Jan 2022
BTW Jan 2022
CFM.  (Adult)
5 January 2022

Tonight pull me while I'm burner-raw-torn.
Desiccate-night-thirst wake me. Tease.
Moon CFM drown me, break me.
Roaming-desert-music, seize me.
Viola-tight-throat-hum-love, sting!
Tonight no hope, I need to sing.
409 · Dec 2022
Take the time
BTW Dec 2022
Take the time
25 December 2022

Sitting, waiting, pondering in the airport.
Grand Prairie, cold, snowy, windy.
Separated from family, but feeling strong.
Singing my grateful love song.
This day taking my time cause “nothing wrong.”

Short nap on a leathered chair, my love is here.
Travelling together is our bond, our steer.
Only a few years have we met Destiny.
Was time to be as one, loving, healing, complete.
Taking the time.
406 · Feb 2023
BTW Feb 2023
6 February 2023

Crow hanging on an ancient oak,
Truth spoken.
Quiet unbroken,
Understanding deepened.
I, alone.
368 · Aug 2021
Zen Of A Perfect Man
BTW Aug 2021
Zen Of A Perfect Man
29 August 2021

The perfect man does nothing perfectly.
364 · Mar 2021
BTW Mar 2021
Noise (Haiku)
29 March 2021

When does it stop being noise?
When love listens.
357 · Aug 2021
Easy Morning
BTW Aug 2021
Easy Morning (Haiku)
4 July 2021

Calendar empty.
Day spent plan null focused.
Lay in bed with you.
(Heard the rooster.  .doodle do)
BTW Jul 2022
Is there ever going to be enough time
19 July 2022

Suddenly it’s over.
Sun is setting in the west.
The darkness creeps in.
So much today was noted done.
Yesterday was full and felt complete.
Tired and ready to sleep, I pull up the covers,
Put my head down in the pillow, and wish for pleasant dreams.

Waiting this morning, I am blessed with a new day.
When the tears of morning are done,
Excitement of new possibilities sustain me.

Each day is full of promise.
Will there ever be enough time?
328 · Sep 2021
When You Are A Mountain
BTW Sep 2021
12 September 2021

When you are a mountain, no hill to climb.
When you are a mountain, stars mill your time.
When you are a river, water clear falls.
When you are a child, you hear my call.
324 · Dec 2021
BTW Dec 2021
Deja Vue
25 November 2021

I have been here when I was young.
Dead bears, wolves howling, wooden stairs, wooden legs.

Nights alone.

At my heels slavering death.
Gasping, failing breath.
Trembling, remembering their eyes.

Falling into the abyss.
This time will I awake?
304 · Jun 2021
BTW Jun 2021
10 June 2021

Sing my lullabies at dawn with the sparrows.
Flirting, chirping awaiting listeners to my song.
Perhaps one will respond.
Words don’t matter.
Only Ares arrow.
300 · Jun 2021
The beautiful path of you
BTW Jun 2021
The beautiful path of life.
26 June 2021

I walk on the edge of your beauty,
Morning sun that kisses the blue of the sky.
Sounds of the beach, rustling the leaves.
The sea of you gently caressing the rock that I am.
Awaiting the joy of your storm stirring me.
Living on the edge of you.
The beauty filled path of my life.
300 · Jun 2021
Feeling Guilty
BTW Jun 2021
8 June 2021

When our love is over,
And only worked for me.
My judge  murmers dear,
I am not “Guilt free”.
Am I worth the price,
You pay to be with me?
The beauty you carry,
The smile when you greet me,
The day that we married,
So precious they true be.
You are that gentle women,
That always sets me free.
Those times we are together,
When flesh has ruled my day,
Tell me true.
Am I worth the price you pay,
When I am into you?
300 · Jan 2023
By I am as you were
BTW Jan 2023
By I am as you were
13 January 2023

Shaken by the possibility you would,
I will be,

To foreclose you.

I am not yet.

To become,  you come, expecting my birth.

I cannot be born. I would be as you are.

Do not mourn the pain you will not bear.

We were never.,

300 · Feb 2021
BTW Feb 2021
10 February 2021

Weights of the world shouldered some days,
Pain, sorrow, unkindness, full play.
Friends far away caught in a crowd,
Voices lost to others too loud.
Needing that gentle hand and touch,
Sharing the struggle that became too much.
Age and time take huge toll,
Heavy on even an angel’s soul.
Finding the strength to carry on,
Looking for light, tomorrow’s dawn,
You are the strength that I need,
That last found gentle sweet seed.
Valentine’s day, love's in your deeds.
299 · Mar 2023
BTW Mar 2023
17 February 2023

Hold on,
To the wind and fog.
Lose yourself.
294 · Sep 2023
BTW Sep 2023
9 Sept 2023

Empty yourself.
294 · Jul 2022
BTW Jul 2022
2 July 2038

Tattered Checker change-purse,
Zipper broken-worn.
Dented tin-full toolbox,
Sat with Clipper horn.

Handkerchief wash-snot-clean,
Work-boot bright-black-sheen.
Sweaty first dinner jacket,
Dusty rust-skin tack.

Stain-fold loving letters,
Hand scribed fuzzy matter,
Words he couldn’t spell,
Fear of burning hell.

Loved his owned reality,
Lived her life true well.
293 · Jun 2023
Obscurity of Afe (Haiku)
BTW Jun 2023
Twilight's gentle glow,
Age's obscurity shines,
Wisdom's tapestry.
272 · Jul 2022
BTW Jul 2022
21 July 2022

Aging, the inverse relationship
Between capability and need.

A = N / C
271 · Aug 2021
BTW Aug 2021
24 August 2021

Waiting is the hardest,
Where do I wait startled?
Can we know what could be won or lost?
Can we know what will be the cost?
I long waited for you.
Now you, my life is at risk, you are my life.
Flowers or music hardly tell the tale.
You are my freedom from pains of life.
You are that awesome gift fate has tossed.
Waiting is precious time we have lost.
Yes, we have to take the cost.
Waiting is hard.

Yes we have to take the cost.
Waiting is the hardest.
268 · Mar 2022
BTW Mar 2022
4 March 2022

Yesterday, I stepped, fell into yours.
Some chapters were inspiring possibilities, health, happiness, no pain.
But it seems you haven’t realized any of them!
I didn’t stay long.. Too many other better offers.
Rather you, like me, had abandoned your ideal.
Misled by the thought of a tangible reality?
Overwhelmed by the book of others?
Acting on the fear of demons?
Welcome to mine!
253 · Aug 2022
BTW Aug 2022
10 August 2022

Your fingers run down my soul,
Kissing the sun.
241 · Jun 2021
BTW Jun 2021
23 June 2021

Somedays I fill with wishes,
Winning lottery, youth and yacht.
When I put dishes in to dry,
I ought no lie,
To be more grateful.
For what I got,
Before I die.

So much dangled on display,
That will never come my way.
Grateful that I'm still free,
Don't need those things controlling me.

Life amazing every day,
Think I like it just this way.
Family, friends, smiling faces,
Everywhere in my favorite places.

Still once in an ever while,
I'd like to try that lovely style.
Wishes keep me in the aisle.
239 · Aug 2023
Love Worn
BTW Aug 2023
Love Worn
21 August 2023

Saved you in the summer,
Lent you in the fall.
Lost you in the winter
Spring miss you most of all.
238 · Jul 2021
Happy Endings
BTW Jul 2021
Happy Endings
23 July 2021

Submerged every moment,
Heaven wish eternal.
Sovereign love we all share,
Golden life maternal.
Generations joy dare,
No beginning end lent.
Love intense in times spent.
234 · Aug 2023
BTW Aug 2023
17 August 2023

On edge love bated,
Fissures scar sated,
Power shifting tides.
Sacries found eternal.

Dare I dance?
232 · Apr 2021
Eternity's Touch
BTW Apr 2021
Eternity’s Touch
8 April 2021

Music my one, your touch on my skin.
Heaven so close, far from love’s sins.
Songs of your heart singing our rune.
Crossed as your cello, strings finely tuned.
There on beaches, moon kiss each dune ,
We danced, filling heart’s room.
Bright as stars burning the dark,
Keeping together when some forced apart.
In fading light of the day,
Your touch forever, our music plays.
229 · Aug 2023
Skinny Man
BTW Aug 2023
Skinny man
Fourth of August 2023

Food there on the corner,
None were they owners.
Skinny man, ribs, bone,
Empty pockets. Mobile phone.

In reels poor led,
Joux maroon.
Memory lost.
His head,
Was love bled.

Battery died weeks ago.
227 · Sep 2021
Sweet Time of Morning
BTW Sep 2021
19  September 2021

Trees are turning to red, orange, yellow, light green,
A rainbow of colors celebrating the full lives of time.
A bluebird stilling, edges along the cedar of the deck,
While a V of geese break through the sounds of morning.
Cooler weather now starts the day with the taste of dew,
Dripping on the edges of hedges and slimming leaves.
I hear your quiet voice humming a reminder of our celebrations.
Our love coming tomorrow, the sweetest time of morning.
218 · Dec 2022
The Moment
BTW Dec 2022
The Moment
Dec 23 2022

One cel in a movie.
One letter in a word, on a page, in a book.
One kiss.
217 · Nov 2021
No Pain
BTW Nov 2021
20 November 2021

Free of pain.
How do you know you exist?
Arthritic old sits daily twisted,
Grey eyes struggle, tears misted.
Lost a friend or mother?
Money, job, sister, brother?
Respect, youth, your truth?
The great questions of life and death,
Answered in last quivered breath.

Each day I awake for the sun.
Listen,  last song she sung.
Wonder stars filling night sky.
Where will I go when I die?
Cry as wars fill the earth,
Heroes finding their worth.
Feeling that child in my arms.
Loving you, kissing you warm.

Pain lies hidden each day,
Holding the answer at bay.
How long can I stay,
Loving you?
216 · Feb 2021
BTW Feb 2021
20 February 2021

Foul wind here too long.
No place for you to belong.
Sing your song elsewhere.

(Covid remembrance)
213 · Aug 2021
Squirrel and the Rabbit
BTW Aug 2021
Squirrel and the Rabbit
10 August 2021

Met out in my garden,
Middle of the day.
Squirrel and rabbit,
Seemed to know the way.
Quietly pursuing, appetites in need.
None disturbed the other.
No sign of reckless greed.
Wonders seem to wander,
Past my place and stay.
Humans seem to squander,
Every chance for play.
Why not come today?
206 · Jun 2021
BTW Jun 2021
18 June 2021.

It takes the emptiness of another to raise that aspiration for yourself.
206 · Jun 2022
Strange Friends
BTW Jun 2022
20 June 2022

Strange Friends

20 June 2022

They call early,
Get up, each new day,
A priority.
Good morning friends,
You never end.
Each bend in the road,
We meet.
Strange friends these aches.
My day awaits.
I am awake.
201 · Aug 2021
BTW Aug 2021
18 August 2021

Lighting strikes tear your world,
Pieces shatter, abyss hurled.
Gut your clothes, naked on edge.  
Careless God back into eternity, darkness.
“Push”  chant shoulder phantoms.
Yet you smile.  No one you grant,
Your peace.
201 · Sep 2021
Bad is bad
BTW Sep 2021
Bad is Bad. (Haiku)
28 September 2021.

Bad is Bad.
Wasting too much talk.
Bad is bad.
199 · Jul 2022
BTW Jul 2022
30 June 2022

Shortcomings in cement,
Anger, pain, really meant,
Open window truth was bent,
Love no longer pays the rent.

Weight of steel bar sent,
Imprisoned acidic scents,
Reflected resentment.
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