Tag Archives: Purpose

BLOW TO MAKE A SOUND

Blow to make a sound. Cover the holes to make it smooth and sweet and round. Tap foot, keep time, hold heart and mind more deep than worded reason or its clever rhyme. Without wry shapes of face or mouth, … Continue reading

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WHAT YOU’RE CUT OUT FOR

You have been cut. Yup. You feel as though you’ve had enough. No shred of oomph to think of triumph and go on, like one of scruff, to do the things you know could make it better. . . So … Continue reading

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IF YOU WANT TO KEEP LIFE UP

It may get boring or get tough, but if you want to keep life up, resist the urge to merge with sleep, whether hot, disturbed or deep, at peace or snoring. Draw from, give back to life’s great font, though … Continue reading

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LIFE NOT PENDING

One special thing to know of life– it’s really never pending– beats of the heart, breath after breath, or even if these for a short while should chance to stop, while we yet on this Earth still walk, to the … Continue reading

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HOWLING BETWEEN THE MOONS

Howling between the moons. A new phase soon I know is coming. . . And, by then, I hope my body will be humming and nowhere will I see those crows who search park trash cans with their nose to … Continue reading

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ONE, TWO, THREE– SEND A POEM DOWN TO ME

One, two, three– send a poem down to me. . . Four, five, six– blow a candle, make a wish. . . Seven, eight, nine— send me breath along with rhyme. . . Finish off with count of ten, and … Continue reading

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THE LIKES OF YOU

The likes of you. . . You’re way out there– there’s no excuse. . . You’re way too weird, you try to change– but as you feared, it’s just no use. . . Or so you say. But that’s because … Continue reading

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