My Cat and the Dove

cat, dove, pool, visits me, cool day, overcast

I woke, opened my vertical blinds and looked out and there was my dove. it didn't have its partner. they haven't been together for some time now. I believe they do pair for life once they have decided. I wondered what had happened. the other day I noticed there was a dove who seemed like … Continue reading My Cat and the Dove

Rotten oak

rotten oak, grandma, pie and ice cream, little kid, poetry, steven humphreys

Goin' goin', almost gone. tearful drummer muffled  song. goin' to see 'ma grand mam' in Georgia town. midnight's past you're not my home. I didn't last, never shown. always chaste, been there alone. did care, toiled in obscure haste, never shown. neither here, rotten oak withstanding: withered solid cloak. understanding this and that cause' my … Continue reading Rotten oak

Welcome to kitty land

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

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

Heavy thinking

heavy thinking, alcohol, poetry, depression, sadness, steven humphreys

Heavy thinking midnight drinking bells of Christmas tinkling look at the dictator deep in his face in the flaming 'no blinking' mirror sinking beer belly bread basket no longer care grain alcohol before the fall thought you'd become wiser when nothing to do nowhere to go and those all too beautiful hills became still and … Continue reading Heavy thinking