an empty heart

an empty heart poem by steven james humphreys

human frailty, bitterness, cruelty, and fear. who are the caretakers crying overflowing rivers of tears? those empty hearted souls live down there these long forgotten years where forgiving waters flow tall waterfalls raining from the clouds covering an entire valley of little straw roofed candlelit houses with their chimneys puffing smoke.  

a walk under the pool slide

a walk under the pool slide poem by steven james humphreys

I walk under my pool slide watching dragonflies glide scooping up water. the squirrels eat corn cob I cut and birds feed from feeders I filled with fresh seed. I am mindful of how hard I worked for all this 'stuff' through many decades of toil, knowing it was well worth the effort because of … Continue reading a walk under the pool slide

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

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)