we love our old fashioned poem by steven james humphreys
Nostalgia

we love our old fashioned

we love our old fashioned simpler times our best days gone those behind us old movies our music our memories of school this was our time captured in a frame we know things were better way back in the day and wish we could return and everyone young will have their day and when they… Continue reading we love our old fashioned

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Back to Greenwich Village fire and ice by robert frost poem by steven james humphreys
Humor, Nostalgia

Back to Greenwich Village

walk down the root cracked sidewalks and howl at the moon your naked lunch is being served cold on the potholed road to San Francisco pull out your pocket full of poems under the city lights and shout you must sell all your stuff to live in your California have you seen their supermarkets and… Continue reading Back to Greenwich Village

city of sorrow poem by steven james humphreys
Humor, Nostalgia

city of sorrow

should have moved out of this lousy crappy city this city of sorrow a long time ago while I was young and stupid but you see I got involved with these women who blocked my progress and I was always a weak man who did what they wanted to please them and all the money… Continue reading city of sorrow

those wonderful days of confusion poem by steven james humphreys
Nostalgia

those wonderful days of confusion

Oh, those wonderful days of confusion drunk lost not knowing me smothered in sugar spice fire and ice living inside a realm of lies I kept coming up missing pouring another glass of wine it drowned out the noises of the world I had an excuse back then I could say I didn't know life… Continue reading those wonderful days of confusion

Thinking back poem by steven james humphreys
Nostalgia

Upon reflection

Upon reflection I always wanted to distance myself from old people (now I am one, an old geezer, not a people pleaser) I now pray in a steeple. and, I am not out to make any old friends all they do is give me their philosophy of life complain about the world (kind of like… Continue reading Upon reflection

The Psychologist's couch poem by steven james humphreys
Humor, Nostalgia

The Psychologist’s couch

I asked my shrink many decades ago his diagnosis of me. 'Neurotic', he replied. I asked him what that was and he briefly described it. it didn't seem too bad to me. I was OK with it. So, later on I married a suicidal psychopath. she had seen the devil on occasion and do other… Continue reading The Psychologist’s couch

I'm Sending a Message poem by steven james humphreys
Nostalgia

A Message Sent

he sent a mental message to the past life of a boy he used to be and to an adolescent the young man and beyond through middle age and to the old man to change his earlier paths so that his life would transform miraculously magically before his eyes that all this was not real… Continue reading A Message Sent

I Watched Welcome to California 1953 quote by steven james humphreys
Nostalgia

I Watched Welcome to California 1953

I Watched 'Welcome to California 1953' old cars, old buildings, old fashioned clothing everything old... the good old days. they were better then. better than now. much better. more freedom, fewer laws and restrictions. everything's screwed up now thanks to all the law breaking criminals and ass_ _ _ _ s who don't give a… Continue reading I Watched Welcome to California 1953