ZIP (2nd version)

He was a little man, Living in a big world. He could disappear easily, Even in a crowd of two. Every day was a new adventure, And he couldn’t explain What he had gone through. He had one outstanding trait That kept him alive on the street. He was quick on his feet, Allowing him […]

Read More ZIP (2nd version)

SPIKED

I did not know what was in the drink That influenced the party that night, All I remember is the sudden change In attitudes before the fight. One bottle poured into the punch, Turned the beverage from blue to green, Without words but angry stares Brought trouble like you’ve never seen. Perhaps it was love […]

Read More SPIKED

A GRANDFATHER’S QUESTIONS

A Grandfather’s Questions Who will clap at the baby’s first laugh, And help her count the stars? Who will listen for the dove’s call, And sniff the fragrant flowers? Who will encourage a child to grow, And love her fellowman? Who will take the time to explain, To help her understand? Will she ever learn […]

Read More A GRANDFATHER’S QUESTIONS

FRY

FRY Early in the morning before all the stores were open, two men arrived in a nondescript gray sedan. They had looked the small town over, debated on several escape routes, and finally decided they would leave on the same street they came in. It could have been any other street but their choice was […]

Read More FRY

ONE SIMPLE JOLT!

Totally unexpected, Like a sudden inspiration, There came a spectacular vision, Expanding and growing beyond all comprehension, A simple revelation, A bolt of lightning that shook me to my foundation, All my life I had been waiting for this recognition a jolt, jump starting my imagination taking me out of my doldrums past all the […]

Read More ONE SIMPLE JOLT!

COLONOSCOPY

COLONOSCOPY My body is playing tricks again, And it’s driving me insane. I’m tired of all the drama, And tired of all the pain. My doctor’s appointment is scheduled, It would be sad if I should miss, Especially if the doctor shouts, “Hey, everyone! Come and look at this!” I understand it’s not fun and […]

Read More COLONOSCOPY