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 … Continue reading Those Secret Feelings


pappy, father, poetry, steven humphreys

Why can't life be happy like a loving pappy mommy brothers sisters make it snappy life is too short for all this unhappy crappy without sounding too sappy erase all the bad bring on the good be nice if everything was easier and better understood not so sad without all this trouble maybe I possibly … Continue reading Pappy

Days and nights of wine

days and nights of wine, poetry, love, steven humphreys

Drunken memories of thou sweet winebibber a bequeath of fragrant flowers flavors and aromas lifted thine spirit saving us both in the nick of time floating in glass like its cork lies our bared souls many a time tilted but no wine turned sour between us! it sweetened that much more with every sip by … Continue reading Days and nights of wine

If you were here

if you were here, friend, loneliness, poetry

If you were here we'd reminisce about the old days but we'd surely remember things differently like we always did don't you think? at last recollection we did not say farewell you and I you know they asked about you when I was there at the gathering some twenty years later because you weren't in attendance what … Continue reading If you were here

Into the unknown

into the unknown, poetry, steven humphreys

You are the stars drifting into the unknown void of darkness passed by sun and moon no one has yet to see your face sweet sounds of violins like winds they whisper long silenced voice walked fields lonely flowers no one holds your hand Yet multitudes lie awake in adornment from twilight until shining dawn … Continue reading Into the unknown