The Good Citizen

good citizen, poetry, steven humphreys

Look down the street at all those pretty little houses in rows. play it safe be like them say the right things be agreeable be likeable be nice you will be rewarded in due time raise your hand when it's your turn to talk speak when you are spoken to do the right things be …

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My Cat and the Dove

cat, dove, pet, nature, poetry, steven humphreys

Is there more to this thing called life than its own face value? When I look at my cat he patiently watches the dove landing near my sliding glass door by my pool the dove drinks from the border of my whirlpool which connects to the main pool I do not want more than this …

We leave

we leave, poetry, steven humphreys

we believed who we used to be was the us we'd always be... but we shed our old skin for new skin... we grew away from our old selves like we were empty worn out shells... so slow we moved we forgot the words of our youthful anthem we so lovingly sang now we laugh …