Tag: Poetry

The weight of their worlds

Lay their hardships unto me Their doubts, their fears Their degradations Lay their weights upon my shoulders, Threats and harms Leave them be Steer them...

A word’s worth is subjective

Last night I started mucking around with a challenge that I had not partaken in for quite some time. Not a challenge, per se, but...

Waiting for Her Word

It’s been months since I posted anything on my personal blog here.  Where am I? Is this sitei site dead? I’m busy more often than...

The Unpublished Works

Everyone likes seeing their name in print. Well, unless of course it’s trash tabloid-ism or an arrest warrant… But I’m not talking just-printed-on-paper but I...

This Bitter Month

Boring weekend with too much downtime and the end result is me posting a poem I meant to keep private. Yeah, Kate, you can get...

Uninspiring: Let Me In

It’s been a long time since I wrote anything rhyme-based. In fact, despite all the hurt and emptiness — I haven’t been inspired to write...

Slowly, Her Name Fades Away

Well, the daylight slips away, And I start to forget her name She loved me for such a long, long time Unlike any other lover...

Poetry

Since my sophomore year in High School back in 1994 I’ve done my share of writing rhyming verse and what one may or may not...

On your mind

I don’t know how often other people do this but I always get curious about other people’s thoughts — thoughts involving me, thoughts involving others...

Incomplete or not, here it comes…

I started writing this one months ago while someone was kvetching to me in the usual disrespectful “you’re there while I need you” manner and...

More poetry

On a creative tear. Moral Suicide What is a standard worth When you are Unhappy in life under it? What is a principle worth If...

H-L-Z

Untitled All I can do is watch you from Afar Your blonde hair Shifting with the breeze – Willow branches taunted by the Throes of...

Light My Fire — no, put it out. Please.

It’s been a while since I decided to read any non-ficiton. Usually it’s biographical works on icons of the Entertainment industry (ie: Beatles or the...

For postierity

I wrote this poem with one person in mind and it’s odd that it has come true in every faccet. ….well, almost everything… until now....

Wedding Gift

So Josh and Michelle are getting hitched Sunday and now that I have some time to cram on the gift — I’m hitting a wall...

Pen to pad, long time gone

I’ve been trying to re-arrange my poetry page instead of ammassing everything I have by 10 poems-per-page. I don’t know why I am doing it...

OK, I'll bite… Which Beatles are YOU?

Bah these online quizes…. humbug — you just got to take cartain ones: What Beatle are you? John Lennon You enjoy poetry, painting & a...

"The Edge" of Sanity

I decided to spin some tunes and do some writing – which hasn’t come easy the last couple of weeks — today. After some audio...

Whattaya say?

I came across someone I had been searching for over the last seven years on Classmates.com just now… Someone i used to have a mad...

Poetic Meanings — just found out

You know, I was just going through something or other on the web and I came across a little factoid that just hit me a...

Still looking for input

Still looking for input on submissions to a poetry contest. I got my favorites but I’d prefer to hear yours....

Another Glimmer Train contest

Poetry. Anyone who knows me knows I did a good deal of poetry in my time and that I have a collection of some of...

Editing Aggravations

The story I liked best that I wrote before I started Long Ridge, the story of Thomas and his death which I called Ignorant Bliss,...

5 Senses

5 Senses Taste – The words – The longing – The emotion Feel – The flavor – The Memory – The Realization See – The...

Ego

One moment you can have your ego coddled by the powers that be, the next minute you can have it torn down by a barb....

Dwelling and Moving on

Sometimes, sosmething or someone pains me. All my close friends know that I’m sensitive about shit and what not… They also know I tend to...

The Doors are Open

I’ve been thinking of the Doors a lot lately. I downloaded video music clips a few months ago off Kazaa Lite and of course i...

Finito — Assignment 1 returned

Well, my first Long Ridge Writers Group was returned to me by Lou Fisher and the response was pretty admirable — for 500 words. Now...

Be Honest With Me

Be Honest With Me Be honest with me How many times – – Does a sparkle energize? – Does a ruby’s glamour cry? – Does...