In Prayer – A Poem

In Prayer Sometimes we wonderWhy we keep calling the same numberWhen the telephone ringsUntil we return the phone to the receiverMaybe somedayOur Father will answerAnd laugh as He says“I’ve been waiting for your call all week” I recognize that “Until we return the phone to the receiver” calls out my age and the year thisContinue reading “In Prayer – A Poem”

New Poem on Coffee House Writers: “Stolen”

My new poem “Stolen” is live on Coffee House Writers. This one addresses how dementia interacts with emotional processing. I can’t think of a single person that cares about the past generations that hasn’t been impacted by dementia in some way. I don’t like writing too much about the meaning or inspiration behind my poems.Continue reading “New Poem on Coffee House Writers: “Stolen””

Dealing With The Past – a poem

Dealing With The Past Others hold against you–Are hurt by and bring down wrathUpon your pain –Childhood never endingSwirling inside the mind drain;Decisions of survivalDuring exploration of the self–These ghosts will hauntUntil end of time–Their whispers paranoia sells.There is no such thingAs kindness or compassionNot even from the ones we loveWe will always be aloneButContinue reading “Dealing With The Past – a poem”

First Poem On Coffee House Writers

Today my poem The Death Of A Small Town Generation went live on Coffee House Writers. It sucked to write. The worst thing is that, as a Millennial, I know this experience is not unique. Even before COVID-19 hit, another epidemic had hit the United States. I’m going to try and instead think back toContinue reading “First Poem On Coffee House Writers”