My Craft Poetry

The Gardener Longs for Spring

The gossip fails to interest him, Real housewives provide no whim, The endless chatter from the box, Never topping spring equinox. Transplanting flowers from the seed, Small, pale, helpless leaves proceed No April Showers, so May balks Never topping spring equinox. Finally, water pours over plant, The pail neck leaks but a scant, Of moisture fallen from shamrocks, Never topping spring equinox. Summer now, the garden delights, Hummingbirds dab on nectar flights, Still, he misses…

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My Craft Poetry

He Sees the Love in Her Warm Smiling Face

Riding behind in a long red wagon, He sits, he smiles, plays with the air, he watches Her ponytail bobbing in rhythm as she pulls The red wagon up the road in the pines   They stop at a library, he toddles up Children’s books about bunnies and ducks He giggles and claps at the animal Pictures while struggling to understand her; He sees the love in her warm smiling face   She’s older now,…

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My Craft Poetry

Twilight Settled Around the Texas Spoon

I’ve got a tiger by the tail Its plain to see came a Buck Owens wail From the jukebox hidden near the bar In a West Texas dance hall far Away on a farm-to-market road Near a cotton bale load Hammer man tuned the piano, sunlight gave way to moon Barmaid dried the glasses, as twilight settled around the Texas Spoon A Post cowboy and a Hale Center mill man Rushed inside to find a…

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My Craft Poetry

A Splash of Red

A splash of red Against a green canvas An orange center invites pollen spread A splash of red Attracts honeybee and aphid A well of nectar overflowing bodice A splash of red Against a green canvas Thanks for reading. Leave me a comment? Other Writings What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate Twilight Settled Around the Texas Spoon The Gardener Longs for Spring Tetractys Bamboo Freewrite

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Poetry

Metamorphosis

Mighty forces shape our destiny Elegant wings form outward Touching the tips of others And lighting up our Mindful incubator giving life Only to those who embrace the singular Rays bending upward toward a righteous Path dictated by a shared History unconsciously understood Only to those who desire it Submission to the volitive command Inferred by essentiality Sovereign wings take flight Thanks for reading. Leave me a comment? Other Writings A Simple Mistake That’s a…

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My Craft Poetry

The Harriers Set Off the Road

The harriers set off the road We followed with no regard for our thirst Alfalfa and cow pies in fields mowed The hounds all angling to be first We followed with no regard for our thirst Despite the seed tickling our throats The hounds all angling to be first The wet of water seemed remote Despite the seed tickling our throats We ran on in the heat The wet of water seemed remote To find…

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