paddling

paddling poem by steven james humphreys

paddling paddling paddling long up that cold old rapid river battling against that futile tide drowning in the essence I used to call me surrounded by bottomless time whirlpools pulling me thereunder dark clouds clapping thunder I have been killed but set free in an odd sort of harmony floating downstream dead and lifeless flowing … Continue reading paddling

fathom

fathom poem by steven james humphreys

fathoming the idea we go on after living as this invisible essence called soul amid no proof of its existence brings one to observing he can say with certainly 'I am,,,' that his entire experience of what he believes real depends upon his five senses that he will discover his living essence is comprised of … Continue reading fathom

from nothing

from nothing poem by steven james humphreys

the drunkard captured God's universe from zero all those pretty little stars in a glass jar his illusion in consciousness keeping no tangible store sitting in that air-conditioned bar invisibility we know is there yet we sleep and slumber where? in wakefulness my fellows sit on rows of stools in denial tipping glasses with jingling … Continue reading from nothing

Ki’s, mom and me (sent to my step-daughter in another state so far away)

Ki's, mom and me (sent to my step-daughter) poem by steven james humphreys

it's me and ki drinking tea, mom and me and two ki's (you could call that us) we all ride on the kitty bus. no fuss. we don't have to drive. it's just us watching the scenery go by. clouds go by. sun warming us when we cry. moon lighting our way at night when … Continue reading Ki’s, mom and me (sent to my step-daughter in another state so far away)

Aspiring Writer? Real World Tips From One Who’s Been There…

advice on being a writer and author

How does one become a writer? There is no secret except for you simply need to keep reading and writing. How did I become an author? I had things to write about I was interested in. And, through the years of writing thousands of words, in my opinion, I improved greatly. Writing helped me to … Continue reading Aspiring Writer? Real World Tips From One Who’s Been There…