Rowing my Boat Up the Stream

Doves drink from my birdbath

I think I will have a sip, too

after that atomic bomb aftermath

blast

lizards bathe in the warmth

holding on with their tiny

claws on the side of

my sunlit brick wall

don’t let the door hit me in my Continue reading “Rowing my Boat Up the Stream”

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Cat in a Suitcase

Cracks in the sidewalk

cat in a suitcase

Steam goes the train

Colors in your eyes Continue reading “Cat in a Suitcase”

Parading Skeletons

Clankity!

Clank!

parading skeletons

march in tidy

rows playing

haunted

music.

the

sundown

street

echoes

through your mind

casting shadows

their memories

keep

in our dreams

at bed time. Continue reading “Parading Skeletons”

Hot Burning Sand in Your Face

There you are

enjoying yourself at the beach

on a warm breezy day

minding your own business

when the bully suddenly appears

before you

he towers above ten feet tall

darking the sun

casting a shadow over you.

you wonder what you did to him Continue reading “Hot Burning Sand in Your Face”