More abstract art… the break from poetry continues.
I am stoked to say that one of my poems, ‘Breathe Deep, Seek Peace’ is featured on Ashley O’Melias blog. You can check it out here: Ashley O’Melia, Author | A garden of wild thoughts in straight little rows If you enjoy the poem or Ashley’s site leave a comment and let us know.
Every Friday I share a poem that I love and that inspires me. Today it’s Bukowski who taught me that poetry doesn’t have to be pretty and rhyming. I’ve read a lot his poetry and this is one of my favorites. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Would love to knowContinue reading “Charles Bukowski”
We are all at the mercy of the sea. 12/07/2021 Softly I sing My sailors song It’s both happy and sad Roaring and soft Proud yet humble Dashing yet shy I sing it to the stars That they might remember me As more than a rogue As more than a black sheep The melody is mysterious The rhythm isContinue reading “Sailors Song”
Let all things good make a home in my head. 09/02/2021 I’ve no need to strive for perfection I’ve no need for senseless hate Let my revenge at the world Be the contentment I find Increasing with every day Let the dance of life for me Be effortless as I navigate A course that knowsContinue reading “Spread Light”
As you get older life gets more complex. 21/01/2021 Sometimes the long years I lost on the inside Sting a little In the fabric of my soul When I got locked up I was a young man Now I’m staring middle age Square in the face Grey hairs and back pain And I still rememberContinue reading “Grey Hairs”
Try everything once. 13/7/2019 I’ve tried just about every drug Weed, Ecstasy, Mushrooms Acid, Cocaine, Ice But I draw the line At heroin I’ve listened to just about every genre Punk, Rock, Rap Jazz, Country, Classical But I draw the line At opera I’m too posh for jail Too jail for posh But I likeContinue reading “Draw the line”
Next time I’ll do everything perfectly. 24/11/2019 Just imagine That all that light was illumination The dance of time, no hesitation To weave our souls into A tapestry of life so true That all the pain is washed away With a perfect kiss on a perfect day Golden ribbons on the best surprise Of noContinue reading “Stars Above”
I have faith in my intuition to guide me to calm waters. 17/9/2018 As far as the eye can see All ahead is black mystery and death I trust intuition to see me through The survival instinct strong in me I know at all times what I must do And a dogged evil haunts meContinue reading “Black Mystery”
Freedom hangs like heaven over everyone 9/8/2018 My time on the inside is passing by And I can start to see the light At the end of the tunnel And while some learn To love these walls For me every step is agony And that light Looks so brilliant and true That I simply can’tContinue reading “The Light in the Tunnel”