The Web of Time

We are a travelers moving along a web of time within a mist we call life. We see with light given from somewhere, outside, within, in-between, seldom seen at best, reflected. We make decisions; where to go, how to get there, what to think and feel; assuming truths, affirming movement we’re not sure of, through space mostContinue reading “The Web of Time”

It’s Ironic

Something funny transpired today  between my nurse practitioner Matt  and Me after our  consultation.   He ended our visit saying, “These are things you have to do when  you start getting  older,” and so we had touched on  the subject of Life.  “Men don’t live as long as women you know. “  “I know,” one of usContinue reading “It’s Ironic”

Love Gone By

Songs of life gone by Once familiar faces, stored emotions strands of light and sound from long dead memories can return to life with sudden force from fields of color passing by; when first time love was in the air loving words so dearly spoken return now whispered in your ear when least expected. Familiar facesContinue reading “Love Gone By”

Reflection: The Web of Time

We are a travelers moving along a web of time within the mist we call life. We see with light given from somewhere, outside, within, in-between, seldom seen at best, reflected. We make decisions; where to go, how to get there, what to think and feel; assuming truths, affirming movement we’re not sure of, through space mostContinue reading “Reflection: The Web of Time”

Song of Christmas Past

Song of Christmas Past I sing the songs of Christmas past of joyful times gone by … the words and stories known so well that float behind my eyes … I turn the pages of the book I see within my mind .. I listen to the sighs; sweet songs of Christmas memories of time and loveContinue reading “Song of Christmas Past”

The Light Within For Rahul Gaur

The Light Within I fixate on time constantly When i hear the wail of a diesel horn or smell fresh mown grass or look out at the inland sea i hear the sound and i’m transported to the stored light of another time each magnifying the other more deeply every time. We build our lives onContinue reading “The Light Within For Rahul Gaur”

Jigsaw

I thought I knew but I knew I hadn’t found the answer to my question. You know you know when you’re spaced out and your brain has been on cruise control for a while and you’re still scratching your head wondering why you can’t stop thinking because there’s still a piece missing just below theContinue reading “Jigsaw”

Voyage: The Flatlands of Ohio

*Photo above: Dayton, Ohio from I-75 Across the Border: Into the Flatlands Across the border into Ohio hard to keep my eyes off the furrowed fields, sprouts of corn, wheat or soybeans lines of green velveteen beckoning my eyes to distant silos and barns … beautiful country given as secret knowledge to those of usContinue reading “Voyage: The Flatlands of Ohio”

Voyage South

After the Departure; The Road South And so the voyage goes … Uneventful miles rolled beneath the balding tires of The Explorer … along the Huron coastline over the Zilwaukee Bridge past Fisher Body in Flint a skeleton of what it used to be when time was ‘LIGHT’ where i used to be when allContinue reading “Voyage South”

Voyage

My tasks complete i rose before the early dawn, gave one last listen to the great lake and the wrangling sound of ten thousand migrating geese and mallard ducks closed my eyes and breathed the last purest air i’d breathe for months to come, turned away from the tree i’d lived within and walked awayContinue reading “Voyage”

Visions Of I Didn’t Know

There was that moment when parentage grew wings; when each gave their life so urgently in exchange for the others delight. Then came storms and sorrow for all the right reasons; a child the only receipt that they had paid for their lives together; like minded authors on the road of their procession on days they shared the child of their creation; briefContinue reading “Visions Of I Didn’t Know”

That Old Clock and the Old Lady and the Old Clock

That Old Clock and the Old Lady and the Old Clock The frame had a small dent, the number four rested against six after that old clock on the kitchen wall crashed onto the marble counter top because I opened the cabinet door too forcefully … That old clock still ticked so I rehung it until I couldContinue reading “That Old Clock and the Old Lady and the Old Clock”

Space Devoid of Time

wind blows memories through my mind\ time recedes, I’m moving through space devoid of time … in different lands … i’m in another place drawn in as a sketch or a figure etched in fog or mist watching … seeing … seeing the light of time past stored inside … Light from the past takenContinue reading “Space Devoid of Time”

Songs of City Blue

Song of City Blue We ate and smoked the evening air we sang the songs we knew so well with flames of heart’s desire the songs we thought would never end … when life had just begun. Round and ‘round the room of souls we danced with youthful abandon … Little did we know we didn’t know …Continue reading “Songs of City Blue”

The Songs of Softest Memories

i sing the songs of softest memories … the songs of time gone by … the words to stories known so well that float behind my eyes … the softest words i hear at night from wordless breath the light that lives within ….. i turn the pages of the book i see within myContinue reading “The Songs of Softest Memories”

The Light Within

I fixate on time constantly When i hear the wail of a diesel’s horn or smell fresh mown grass or look out at the lake i hear the sound and i’m transported to the stored light of another time each magnifying the other more deeply every time. We build our lives on the memories of theContinue reading “The Light Within”

Fragments of a Dream Reassembled

  An old man remembers a dream he had as a boy. One day he thought back through time and A dream about a fine and beautiful place. fragments of a beautiful stained glass upon contemplating the memory, the man realizes, window of untold beauty began to that for fifty years he has slowly reassembleContinue reading “Fragments of a Dream Reassembled”

Light Stained Against A Sea of Thought

From a place where time was small with brightest light came purest boyhood dreams within my mind that night  where  with sun and single pleasure sought … I moved from place to place … seeking other orbits … better places to see to move and turn about and look upon her face with wonder … ….. Where LightContinue reading “Light Stained Against A Sea of Thought”

Wind/Travel/Time/Serenity/End

  Imagine …. It’s a frigid early winter day … no snow on the ground trees bare of leaves … fingers and limbs black against a dismal gray sky … ….. you are on a bicycle barreling down a black top road pushed by a powerful western wind … you are the only object staticContinue reading “Wind/Travel/Time/Serenity/End”

Sweet Melancholy

  Emotions ebb and flow from time’s reflected light/the dreams of life we share; The stories that we tell ourselves of summer light collected; the joy of love’s discovery (bright days of future past … ) or melancholy thoughts we sing (through dark storms affected … ) From darkest storms of Life gone by From dreams of summer light we’ve shared The seeds we sowContinue reading “Sweet Melancholy”

Journey Home

    At the end of the road I turned and faced the wind. Flying dirt or bits of snow piled about in patches stung my face.  Small sticks, newspapers tumbled past. What few leaves left over from Fall were being plucked and sent flying over empty farmers’ fields like dark butterflys speeding along at breakneckContinue reading “Journey Home”

Astounding Beauty

Astounding Beauty I watch within my sight held brightly the light inside my mind where i Move within other worlds,  that live and breathe inside,  to other times and places, the wind against my face. … No need to scatter far and wide to discover worlds within my mind. No thought of time or other spaces doContinue reading “Astounding Beauty”

Steel Wedges/Smoke and Distant Thunder

After a lifetime a grown man attempts to discover the secret behind his his creativity and problem solving abilities.   Were in large part because of the challenges his father put before him when he was a boy.    Riding the winds of change, through smoke and distant thunder the man returns  through the light ofContinue reading “Steel Wedges/Smoke and Distant Thunder”

The Light Within

I fixate on time constantly when i hear or see the wail of a diesels horn or smell fresh mown grass or look out at the lake i hear the sound and i’m transported to the stored light of another time each magnifying the other more deeply every time. We build our lives on the memoriesContinue reading “The Light Within”

Life Laid Fallow: The Fruit of Time Discovered

Songs of life gone by emerge to present form from fallow fields of time. Forgotten fragments born of rolling marble colors brightly seen; Once familiar faces, stored emotions wash over with unexpected intensity. Perplexed we ask; How could dreams of such remembered splendor pass by unseen? Love’s first kiss with warm compelling force, passion born anew, the scentContinue reading “Life Laid Fallow: The Fruit of Time Discovered”

Two F’er

– Two – I was flying sideways in my car along streets full of passers by looking for tomorrow and a day that will never come. … Past fields of wheat and flax I drove past lines and furrows along roads well traveled where spiral masses lie in wait for early spring past the mystery ofContinue reading “Two F’er”

Be Forworned! Urine Mixed With Chlorine Is An Explosive Mixture! (did I spell that right?)

Hello! Hi! It’s me! I’m urinating in the pool right now.  They say it keeps you from getting athlete’s feet.  BUT, used with chlorine it can be explosive! So, I gotta be really careful! I don’t know the difference yet but I’m studying really hard.  Ummmmmm … Wull … back during football the coach would draw aContinue reading “Be Forworned! Urine Mixed With Chlorine Is An Explosive Mixture! (did I spell that right?)”

The Case of the Missing Furniture

Chapter I Thursday morning I think I awoke from what I thought was a dream/doors banging shut echoed throughout the house/the four walls devoid of shadows looked strange and naked; the outlets seemed bored without their plugs. I knocked on every door and looked inside. Nothing! Was it a dream?   Chapter 2 I drank my coffee on theContinue reading “The Case of the Missing Furniture”

Poem Pour F.G.M: On Love Lost

Ce poem pour vous  F.G.M. cate changer les idees. http://poemsandpoemes.com On Love Lost There’s hardly a thing more painful then lost love departed. The memories so dear. The last chapter of a book you wish you could read again and again without knowing the ending. A book you’ll never read again. The best that money can’t buy.

Fall Tragedy: The Lost Tapes

 …..  I didn’t want to try and fit the slapping incident or the  into my normal routines, the sense of security that all kids need.    *** Kids don’t want change.  They fear change when it’s even a little close to their radar.  They depend on stability to keep the vicissitudes of life at bayContinue reading “Fall Tragedy: The Lost Tapes”

Fall Tragedy V

continued … By the time i slid between the sheets I had already pushed the incident out of my mind.  I shrugged my shoulders telling myself this was something typical of parents or adults and drifted off to sleep.  Though I didn’t know it at the time, pulling the sheets over my head, hiding under theContinue reading “Fall Tragedy V”

Read If You Dare But Don’t Stay Too Long You’ll Be Pulled Into the Abyss

Lost in the unknown world of neural space dark matter seen only with words of unknown origin brought to the surface within range of understanding but not .. light streams moving along in constant measure we are variable receptors seeking awareness our infant to nurture and feed the animating force the sight .. those feelingsContinue reading “Read If You Dare But Don’t Stay Too Long You’ll Be Pulled Into the Abyss”

Christmas Stories: The Roasted Pig

One year my dad decided we’d have a roasted pig with an apple in its mouth for Christrmas dinner. Our oven wasn’t big enough to slow cook a  a whole pig all day. So a baker downtown named Mr. Gregory let use the big gas flamed rotating oven he used to bake bread every day. Early Christmas morningContinue reading “Christmas Stories: The Roasted Pig”

Candle Light Destiny

We cruise at 30,000 feet half way between departure and arrival, the arm rest next to me fully occupied its body deep in sleep. The flight attendant’s eye lash briefly glowing orange with morning light streaming through my porthole window. Her smile in profile moves away within my mind as light contrails behind a moving candle. MyContinue reading “Candle Light Destiny”

Overheard At the Mall One Day: Funny Shoes, Miles of Smiles, Craftsman Skill Saws, She Cracks Him Up .. The End

Was the Harley guy good looking too. Whoops, I hate those pony tails on grown men. Suddenly you realize the world is back to normal. People are walking by. You’re standing with this guy having a friendly conversation. The guy reaches over, touches your arm and says, ‘’You have a nice face.” You’re caught off guardContinue reading “Overheard At the Mall One Day: Funny Shoes, Miles of Smiles, Craftsman Skill Saws, She Cracks Him Up .. The End”

Overheard At the Mall One Day In Front of Starbucks … continued …

continued … The guy gets a big kick out of himself doesn’t he?  Let’s just say this guy loves it when the ordinary world turns upside down. Pause … So what happens next? Suddenly time stops. It seems like no one is paying attention anymore.  People are like blurs or streaks of color passing by.  That half of your worldContinue reading “Overheard At the Mall One Day In Front of Starbucks … continued …”

Frozen Memories Locked In Time

No words to write/no stories to tell now … Only experiences that happened; the day I peered into a robin’s nest, eight gaping mouths/the eerie sound they made/begging to be fed/  the night our house burned to the ground. The reality of what I remember/the words i yearn to write/the forms and spiral hectographs that make it allContinue reading “Frozen Memories Locked In Time”

Fragments of A Dream Reassembled

An old man remembers a dream he had as a boy. One day he thought back through time and  A dream about a fine and beautiful place. fragments of a beautiful stained glass  upon contemplating the memory, the man realizes, window of untold beauty began to that for fifty years he has slowly reassemble itself Continue reading “Fragments of A Dream Reassembled”

Traveling the Web of Time the Mysteries of Life Unknown

We are a travelers moving along a web of time within the mist of life, the light from somewhere given; outside, within and in-between seldom seen …  at best, reflected. We make decisions, where to go, how to get there, what to think and feel, assuming truths affirming movement we’re not sure of, through space most often blindly. LifeContinue reading “Traveling the Web of Time the Mysteries of Life Unknown”

Light Stained Against A Sea of Thought

Among visions held within my mind that night  A dozen or more times within my sight … a place where  time was small with purest boyhood dreams … my sun and single pleasure sought … I moved from place to place … seeking other orbits … better places to see and move and turn about to look upon her face with wonderContinue reading “Light Stained Against A Sea of Thought”

Who Cares What Reality Is When Its Domain Is Never Clear … ?

… I walked north along the  Great Lake shoreline …  grey rain fell across my sight great lake’s water breathing slow and steady to my right a world of night caps dimly lighted moving toward the night … ….. Where raindrops fell .. pin pricks of water rose upon return … the   children of the rain … each drop to take its place withinContinue reading “Who Cares What Reality Is When Its Domain Is Never Clear … ?”

Astounding Beauty 

I watch within my sight held brightly the light inside my mind … ….. i move about the other worlds that live and breathe inside … to other places and times the wind upon my face … ….. no need to scatter far and wide in search of other worlds to see … no thought of time andContinue reading “Astounding Beauty “

Songs of Softest Memories 

i sing the songs of softest memories …  the songs of time gone by …   the words to stories known so well that  float behind my eyes … the softest words i hear at night  from wordless breath  the light that lives within …..  i turn the pages of the book  i see withinContinue reading “Songs of Softest Memories “

My Tears … To Rest

i picked up the phone … i needed to talk … i began to speak … ….. i searched through the years … I spoke words through tears … i felt the times of my despair … i explored my world of pain … i crept through time  never sure i’d find my way … i backtracked through the intricacies ofContinue reading “My Tears … To Rest”