Simpatico

men, women, power, influence, differences, life, relationships

her relationship with common man was simpatico; resting together like butterflies upon flowers in a field of dreams fluttering their wings in the morning sun. her power usurped by its own femininity was that simple. in strict manner of ipso facto 'the secret of life became no more than living it'. yet, she unwittingly lived …

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Roller rink

roller rink, roller skating, first girl friend, caramel popcorn, tin can

Oh, that roller rink. the mood. skating in the dark. musty old air conditioning. gum stuck under the bench seats. kick the tin can. caramel popcorn. first 'real' girl friend. learned to skate backwards. been goin' that way ever since...

So many things…

so many things wine, regrets, drinking, alcohol, memories

There are so many things one cannot control... like war, other people's behavior and death. yet, the flowers still remain so beautiful. love is still love in all its shades and forms. and, kindness is still kindness when given freely. faith will always remain hope when one is sincere. fun is fun and best remembered …

Rotten oak

rotten oak, grandma, pie and ice cream, little kid, poetry, steven humphreys

Goin' goin', almost gone. tearful drummer muffled  song. goin' to see 'ma grand mam' in Georgia town. midnight's past you're not my home. I didn't last, never shown. always chaste, been there alone. did care, toiled in obscure haste, never shown. neither here, rotten oak withstanding: withered solid cloak. understanding this and that cause' my …

The last kiss

last kiss, romance, lost love, poetry, steven humphreys

Of course, as usual she knew long before he they had kissed their last kiss as she scraped off the last spoonful of extra creamy cookies and cream ice cream from the bottom of its half gallon container. She reminisced... about the time they went to the happiest place on earth... They walked hand in …

Letting go

letting go, love, poetry, steven humphreys, broken heart, soul mate

Lost love letting go this you will know another time another place that used to be you another face you are a changed being on so many levels and once you've gone on you can never return to that which you've already learned you are welcomed by your soulmate to be in letting go releasing …