Look to Nature

nature, god, life, beauty, finding purpose

Search your soul as hard as you try look to nature the sun in the sky seek goodness and mercy from rain falling above let wind fill your mind with visions of white doves believe your heaven is here where you are feeling comfort gazing at heavenly stars an everlasting scheme we cannot shake without …

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Field of Thorns

field of thorns, life, poetry, steven humphreys

There is a calm before a storm once you find your field of thorns dandelions fiery hot lying down wishing not watch and know seeds will blow where they will endure and grow alongside flowers blue and gold doing never what you're told.

Walk

walking, nature, path, poetry, steven humphreys

It is the middle of the night and the candle grows dim as it snuffs itself it knows sunshine will come at dawn and things will come our way in their own will not in ours and we will feel its thorns and smell the flowers coming we hear a distant caw a crooked path …

In seamless rhetoric

rhetoric, life, poetry, steven humphreys

Words in seamless rhetoric promise lies alive eccentric ill at ease sickness death in reality drunkenness and physical white light impartiality darkness nonphysical invisible drifting mindless angels and aimless devils floating flying crashing down chimneys always thinking feeling consciousness seeing hearing hot and cold love drinking smoking cigars above and below endless marriage divorce and …

Good morning my dear sun

another day, nature, sun, happiness, life, saved from darkness

Good morning my dear sun. I feel your warmth on my face. out from the darkest darkness you sprung forth as our savior and made another day illuminating mustard yellow green fields and golden poppies that make our eyes happier and our hearts kinder.      

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 …

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 …

Vines

vines, alone, death, struggle, living

I felt your smile like an apple with a worm popping its head out. I smelled your gaze as the morning waves crashed on the shore rocks. I heard your mind sing out loud and it tasted like cheap wine as your vines crawled up my spine. yet, you were not here in body. My …