vintage, love endures, timeless, dance
Poetry of life

Vintage

Take time to watch clouds move through the vintage blue sky. many pass love by because they cannot surrender their hearts. others lose their patience and flee because real love grows slowly. let the wind lift your gaze to the rhythm of the high trees so that you look at the one you love the… Continue reading Vintage

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stand and look down, grave, death, love and loss, poetry, steven humphreys
Spiritual poetry

Stand and look down

Don't bother yourself anymore my dear friend Put away the deep red wine and the matching wine glasses I shall drink no more for I am no longer here by your side Stand and look down I am under such a beautiful blanket of grass warming my bones Yes, it is me your old friend… Continue reading Stand and look down

living, regret, love, loss
Poetry of life

What of our lives

What of our lives, what have we done with them? have we lived our lives right? do we have no regrets? what would we do over again if we had half a chance? we judge ourselves as we judge others. So harsh. and, as we look around, we see others are living their lives in… Continue reading What of our lives

torment, suicide, poetry, steven humphreys
Spiritual poetry

Torment

You know the only way out of a life of torment is A O N E W A Y T I C K E T to hell! smell the smoke from the burning bush. yet, nothing burns... the illusion is real with each step down those slippery stairs. once upon a time, time stood still.… Continue reading Torment

outlive, lonely, time traveler, poetry, steven humphreys
Spiritual poetry

Outlive

I had no idea I'd outlive everyone and everything I've ever known. So... you outlive them all living with generations you don't know and can't relate to. Sooner or later you land on who you decide you want to be and don't seek to change your nature. you outlive everyone every trend every fashion every… Continue reading Outlive

again, reincarnation, god, death, poetry, steven humphreys
Pet poetry

Welcome to kitty land

What if when this life is over you could do it all over again? What if you could push the 'replay' button just like a video? what would you do differently the next time around? would you stand firm resting on your laurels as a statue doing what you thought was the right thing to… Continue reading Welcome to kitty land

love in memorandum, steven humphreys, poetry
Poetry of life

Love in memorandum

A thing called love ever changing so many things to so many people crumbs of it followed to the main meal feasting of it eating a paltry portion in the midst of one lit candle one last rose a word describes its many faces and shades of color what is it? what is it not?… Continue reading Love in memorandum

my yearbook, poetry, steven humphreys, nostalgia, regret, youth
Poetry of life

My yearbook

Didn't buy a high school yearbook someone wise said 'I'd regret it someday' I didn't hate school not in the beginning my first year of high school I was involved in track and cross-country in my sophomore year I don't know why but sometime later in high school I started hating school for some reason… Continue reading My yearbook

Spiritual poetry

That Slow Suicide

That slow suicide reached out to my throat grasping for paper straws that exquisite taste clanking lipstick stained tall stemmed glasses filled with cheap booze killing liver wine tossed into the burning wood fireplace steel grate upended crashing inside those poisonous relationships addicted to empty penniless hearts rock star aspirations never making those zillions we promised ourselves… Continue reading That Slow Suicide