beloved cat, poems, poetry, prose, steven humphreys

The Flip Side

Our oldest cat is dying it has been a slow hard time I am devastated watching him sink into death's clutches he's in no apparent pain just extremely lacking in energy so tired and limp and old I think about seventeen or eighteen years old now I love him boundlessly and feel so helpless I… Continue reading The Flip Side


My Doggie is Old

My doggie is old. he can't hear me too well when I call him I have to wave my hands so he sees me, then he comes back in the house I listen to his echoes when he barks outside at something over the wall and down the sidewalk he wants to guard us. some… Continue reading My Doggie is Old

My Best Friends in the World poem by steven james humphreys

My Best Friends in the World

Oh, God I love them so why have you let my doggie and kitties grow so old? why has our time with them passed so quickly? they have lived many years and have given us much joy they have a hard time now doing what they used to do very easily my doggie cannot run… Continue reading My Best Friends in the World

In God We Trust poem by steven james humphreys
Spiritual and beyond

In God We Trust

Each morning I read about all the death and destruction mankind brings I yearn for the almighty swift sword to come down through the billowy clouds and wipe out all those terrible evil men with just one horrible bloody ruthless swipe cut them down in their tract like a farmer's sickle clears a field of… Continue reading In God We Trust

I became a child again

I became a child again

Once I set aside all I'd learned I was a child who knew of nothing except innocence then I learned something I could see the world through my window with clean eyes and without judgement far beyond the wisest man I began crying profusely because I saw clearly those things I'd done despite being old… Continue reading I became a child again

I'm Sending a Message poem by steven james humphreys

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

Change Thy Nature poem by steven james humphreys
Spiritual and beyond

Change Thy Nature

You might wonder why bad stuff happens to you no matter what you try to do I have always wondered this about me I have come to the stark conclusion it can't be for any other reason you see other than to change thy own nature we can act differently, yes indeed but, being different… Continue reading Change Thy Nature

Dead Drunk Dad poem by steven james humphreys

Dead Drunk Dad

'Hey, dad what are you doing here? haven't seen you for years, thought you'd disowned me! what do you mean when someone is dying they see the dead? No way, you don't mean'... 'yes, son, I think you know what I mean. your time's up. You have nothing to say about it'. 'I didn't commit… Continue reading Dead Drunk Dad

One of Seven Sins poem by steven james humphreys
Spiritual and beyond

One of Seven Sins

These are such proud folk who don't regret a solitary thing they've done in life I have heard them speaking so hard many times before I am not among their ranks, but deeply sorry for so much wrong I've done So much so, I can't even remember everything I'm sorry for... but, God remembers every… Continue reading One of Seven Sins

Theory poem steven james humphreys
Spiritual and beyond


Stonehenge people created looking through the stones summer solstice and the winter solstice slaughtered animals men, women and children feasted burial grounds extraterrestrial stone lifting folklore Fermilab theory of relativity smashed atoms God particle quantum physics the small and the large theories.