Little Green Worm

little green worm, poetry, poems, steven humphreys, prose

I don't think I told you But, I love all the Clint Eastwood movies like 'Coogan's Bluff" Anyway, there's this girl in the movie A kind of crazy empty headed hippie character who said she had a 'little green worm' in her head Well, I have a garden on the side of my garage next …

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Beautiful World

beautiful world, poetry, poems, prose, steven humphreys

We're capable of creating a beautiful world inside us Even though it seems like everything is 'so out there' If you want a better life experience We can create that almost in the wink of an eye And, you can begin to train yourself to see things differently Monitor your own thoughts And, don't allow them …

The Doves

seeing god, steven humphreys, poems, poetry, prose, books

I told you about the Doves coming around, didn't I? You know They do that regularly but only for a while at a time Then they fly away but To where? Who in Heaven knows... Maybe, they land on another lucky soul's block wall I hear them leave and I hear them arrive They are kind of noisy about …

In a Frame

in a frame, poem, poetry, prose, steven humphreys

In a frame On a wall Trees Tall Blue skies fall Looking out Window worn Playing Kids Faces small Clouds are parting Thunder crackling children play acting coming storm I am here Inside near Throwing balls Reaching high Autumn leaves In blue skies Winds blow strong season gone Rain drops fall On our lawn Green grass grows …

Edgar Allan Poe influenced me

edgar allan poe, steven humphreys, sage, poems, poetry, prose

Edgar Allan Poe influenced me early in life, writing poetry. But much later in life, I wrote Deafly Thinking, Hell Bent, Ode to Uncle Joe, Always, Angel of the Water, Darkly Winged  and Night Blooming Jasmine in that same spirit as when I was a young teen. One poem of his titled "Annabele Lee," moved me deeply. It …