Vintage

vintage, love endures, timeless, dance

Take time to watch clouds move through the vintage blue sky. many pass love by because they cannot surrender their hearts. others lose their patience and flee because real love grows slowly. let the wind lift your gaze to the rhythm of the high trees so that you look at the one you love the …

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Stand and look down

stand and look down, grave, death, love and loss, poetry, steven humphreys

Don't bother yourself anymore my dear friend Put away the deep red wine and the matching wine glasses I shall drink no more for I am no longer here by your side Stand and look down I am under such a beautiful blanket of grass warming my bones Yes, it is me your old friend …

Outlive

outlive, lonely, time traveler, poetry, steven humphreys

I had no idea I'd outlive everyone and everything I've ever known. So... you outlive them all living with generations you don't know and can't relate to. Sooner or later you land on who you decide you want to be and don't seek to change your nature. you outlive everyone every trend every fashion every …

Old house

old house, poetry, time traveller, steven humphreys

Went to my old house and reminisced. I sat in my car after fifty years gone. this young man came out his front door and got into the same old truck I used to drive long ago. how could this be? he looked at me. somehow, he knew who I was. I got out of …

My yearbook

my yearbook, poetry, steven humphreys, nostalgia, regret, youth

Didn't buy a high school yearbook someone wise said 'I'd regret it someday' I didn't hate school not in the beginning my first year of high school I was involved in track and cross-country in my sophomore year I don't know why but sometime later in high school I started hating school for some reason …

That Slow Suicide

That slow suicide reached out to my throat grasping for paper straws that exquisite taste clanking lipstick stained tall stemmed glasses filled with cheap booze killing liver wine tossed into the burning wood fireplace steel grate upended crashing inside those poisonous relationships addicted to empty penniless hearts rock star aspirations never making those zillions we promised ourselves …