Reality is a Dove outside Cooing

dove, pool, drinking, slopped on my shirt, foolish old man

This is the reality we both live by. yet, one is one and both pass us by. the dove returns on TV and I hear its coo. but, overhear another as if it's not in my room. and, I am right, it landed slow a few feet outside my sliding glass window by my windswept …

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Those Secret Feelings

love, loss, infatuation, desire

never saying hello. never saying goodbye. not a word spoken. infatuation in vain. secret feelings never coming to fruition. the unattainable are not available nor ever will be. so many who are available so willing to take their place in a world where 'nice' is never sexy. funny how scarcity rules so many in their …

The Candle

candle, mood, scent, meditation, dark, light

Burning wick burns down slow. smoke in fired light we all know. lovely musky scented incense sticks. a dreary world. different sense of woe. of darkest mood the lit candle flickers its haloed glow.    

Parading Skeletons

skeletons, walking, parade, marching band, music, dark, town

Clankity! Clank! parading skeletons march in tidy rows playing haunted music. the sundown street echoes through your mind casting shadows their memories keep in our dreams at bed time. they toot their horns bang their drums they're out tonight while babies sleep. witches roam and ride their brooms flying high in the darkest air of …