In the middle of the heat,
In the middle of the desert,
Do not know the south
All I know is just keep going
Thirst was no longer willing to compromise
When I have p...
One cold night
in mid winter snow,
the clock struck ten
as the fire brightly glow.
I settled down as I began to retire
when a gust of wind blew out the fire.
A dim blue light
flickered in the dark, se...
I've been cleaning house lately,
getting rid of things I don't need.
The usual stuff:
Stuffed animals from years gone by,
Books that have gone untouched for years.
It didn't tak...
I know why bottles are loved so much. Bottles and humans have so much in common. Each bottle is unique. No bottles of cider are ever the same. The name of the brand. The fruit of their nationality. Th...
The poet and artist, William Blake, spent most of his life living in London, eaking out a living as an engraver. The London of Blake’s day was a dark, violent, and oppressive place where violence and ...
My favorite book is Villette by Charlotte Bronte. It's one of the few novels of hers that was not adapted to a BBC miniseries. To be honest, I read a lot of the classics so I could guiltlessly watch t...
The sybils didn’t bother with me
but one or two poets filled the blanks in:
an Ithakan king, vying for the sea,
conscripted men to the mast on
his flagship crossing to Troy.
Nearly his wh...
Ice is cold.
And it burns
Just the thought of it sends shivers down my spine
Your face as I look at it-
Unknown whether out of stone, or in time itself
And as I play with and speak to you
It's Christmas Eve now, and Johnny's in the back
Getting frustrated with the Christmas wrap.
He hates wrapping presents if they're not in boxes,
But he and I both know that in this case you gotta.
The following poem is entitled Strange Truth. It was inspired by the Abel Meeropol song “Strange Fruit” (written in the late 1930s) that, in a comparison to fruit hanging from trees, describes a distu...
Most people can tell you about some of the greatest classical poets of all time. Most people should be able to tell you at least a little bit about the best writers of all time, especially when it com...