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Ron Sparks Aug 2023
for buying a
flower from a roadside
vendor.  America summed up
right there.
Ron Sparks Aug 2023
by me as I
wrestle with my regret,
she laughs - and for a short moment I
too smile
Ron Sparks Aug 2023
The way
you talk about
it, you seem to think that
time really does stand still in my
Ron Sparks Aug 2023
The taste
of my cigar
and the whiskey in my
gullet can't fill the pit inside
my chest
Ron Sparks Aug 2023
dark chocolate,
smooth jazz, and some gritty
poetry are all that I need
Ron Sparks Aug 2023
at Departures,
waiting with futile hope
that my flight's not cancelled; let me
get home
Ron Sparks Jul 2023
The work
isn't easy,
and doesn't satisfy,
but the burn of twilight whisky
sure helps.
Glenn Currier Jun 2023
Two birds
waiting for seeds
squirrels hog the feeder
boy girl cardinals a patient
red pair
My first attempt at a Cinquain. I probably did not follow all the rules. I do not have the patience of Ron Sparks    in his clever poem, So Many Years
Ron Sparks Jun 2023
So many
years behind me,
but instead of wisdom
all I seem to have acquired is
Ron Sparks Nov 2022
smoke, with a hint
of leather - succulent
spice from the cigar teases my
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