in a frame, poem, poetry, prose, steven humphreys
Poetry of life

In a Frame

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… Continue reading In a Frame

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Poetry of life

This Little Boy

This little boy thought he had a home He searched and searched but only roamed for a family Yet somehow knew Those silly things He had believed Were all but true Far away yes further still He grew and grew took his stand and then began To feel the sting of life He wrote and wrote… Continue reading This Little Boy

edgar allan poe, steven humphreys, sage, poems, poetry, prose
Steve's favorite people

Edgar Allan Poe influenced me

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… Continue reading Edgar Allan Poe influenced me

sage, poetry, prose, poems, steven humphreys
Poetry of life

Hidden

Cat curled Spider climbing Crack on wall Wind whipped leaves Fireplace warm she looks out her window Remembering well that knock on the door and yellow flower lies deeply hidden In a chest of hopes Dried up fragile pages of a diary Sweet nothings promises said Three score years Wrinkled hands welling sad Eyes read Rocking and rocking Regretting her own… Continue reading Hidden

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Poetry of life

Something Unexpected

Something Unexpected comes your way Yes, it happens to me all the time And, what is that you ask? I might tell you I really haven’t come up with much in about six decades, maybe longer, my friend Lord knows, I’ve tried my best to figure my existence out How about you, have you ever… Continue reading Something Unexpected

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Poetry of life

Echo

The mountain top echoes Can you hear it? Oh, lazy boy! What are we to do with you? Your carnal skin ripens like a peeled banana In the distance stands L.A. Skyscrapers pierce smoggy clouds like concrete knives The Uber taxi Drops you off at the nearest cliff You are thinking you’re goanna end it… Continue reading Echo

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Spiritual poetry

Night Blooming Jasmine

Man alive! Look at what I just saw deep down in that dark cavern! It has two heads! No… Wait, it’s dark! I can’t really see it too good But, that thing is moving It’s fluttering it’s wings Vampires have wings? I never saw those in the movies Well, they sure have teeth, don’t they!… Continue reading Night Blooming Jasmine

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Poetry of life

Ode to Uncle Joe

The Ode to Uncle Joe I sing to you! Uncle had some wisdom You know he had a tid bit of it At least, give him that credit, will ya! He lived his life the way he wanted to, didn’t he? Turn me on, Deadman Stop that! Respect Poor Old Uncle Joe! It’s his Funeral Poor… Continue reading Ode to Uncle Joe