appellation, poetry, steven humphreys
Spiritual and beyond


Sweetening madness appellation gladness beautiful rhetoric seas of grieving dancing heaving nature's breadth insane ticking machine tapping plastic board fiend leaded pencil penned ink door open closed metaphor jacketed lore splendid weathered myths mazes deepening ages appalachian riffs violin in' sages                

old road, poetry, steven humphreys, life

Old Road

follow that old road to where it leads your fanciful wayfaring when we turn its curve we learn we live wryly and sprite it owns no joy there is plenty left within long settled dust of shoes and tires

meadow, nature, steven humphreys, poetry
Nature, Pets, Spiritual and beyond


There was a time of untouched meadows full of roses groves of orange and lemon trees with birds flying from their limbs singing their songs of joy and mirth pure streams flowing into pristine rivers in glorious beauty as if it were all a heavenly painted dream the sunshine and the starry night remain up… Continue reading Meadow

allure, beauty, poetry


I am your allure beautiful in your way without words you have told me in a world full of men and machines frivolous beholden lies I give you no attention when you need it withholding my approval when you demand your soul of souls master of all that is you in every way every hour every… Continue reading Allure

into the mystic, poetry, steven humphreys
Spiritual and beyond

Into the Mystic

I wish I could fly into the mystic high with the greatest of ease running in the race that ran out of time but didn't risk it taking a drive instead around the block brought me back to where I am now behind the tall narrow trees hearing the cows come home blacksmith hones plows… Continue reading Into the Mystic

faking it, poetry, steven humphreys
Spiritual and beyond

Faking it for Ki

no need to fake it unless you're tryin' to make it half bake it dish it out then comes back in your face by that stupid jerk at work (who always rubs you the wrong way every chance he gets!) and you begrudgingly have to take it cause' you can't quit that lousy rotten no… Continue reading Faking it for Ki

If you never had a Dad, poetry, steven humphreys

If you never had a Dad

If you never had a dad that's something truly sad because fatherly love is an essentiality to the young man who didn't have want of footsteps to follow filling righteous shoes not sallow count yourself lucky for a father who cared about you at that young age that mattered most that he was there not… Continue reading If you never had a Dad

books, steven humphreys writer, poetry all night long, poems, prose
Spiritual and beyond

Around Midnight

Strange happenings in your life you can't control no matter what the strife because that's them you're still you something you're stuck in contention with around midnight cuts like a knife those evil selfish bastards ruined your life all they did was die unpunished that's why I write poetry all night long living on with the… Continue reading Around Midnight

the magician speaks, poetry, steven humphreys
Spiritual and beyond

The Magician Speaks

You look into his eyes which hide secrets behind them you see his fearless hypnotic chasm the magician speaks sawing the  black wooden box in half on stage with the person in it shouting 'this is not a trick!' he hops up on his horse riding away with his long red and black cape flowing trotting… Continue reading The Magician Speaks