If We Were Having Coffee, January 12th

If we were having coffee today, January 12th, I’d invite you in to have some freshly-baked chocolate chip cookies. We finished the Christmas cookies last week but you’d see some stray decorations still strewn about. It seems to take longer to put them away each year than to drag them out. I’d tell you how much I enjoy the start of the new year and … Continue reading If We Were Having Coffee, January 12th

Kept in Resolution

A time for ending A time for beginning Beginning to make plans Beginning to make a move Move to find warmth in Winter’s wisp Move to find meaning down where the stars sleep Sleep to find dreams Sleep to escape nightmares Nightmares leaving me trapped Nightmares leaving me stripped bare Bare my teeth and find courage Bare my soul and find strength Strength to survive … Continue reading Kept in Resolution

Each Small Moment

  A quest for instant satisfaction drives fools to the edge, a rush of adrenaline to fuel fleeting desires wrapped in pretty packages It’s never enough to satisfy the need lurking just beneath Disjointed ambition pandering to greed, to need, to concede Settling for less when what the heart craves, what the heart knows, seems too daunting a task   Take time with the things … Continue reading Each Small Moment


Haunted by this uncertain feeling I dream of running, running away Visions of another life, revealing   And so I teeter on the edge, kneeling Finding purchase on glass bridges as they sway Haunted by this uncertain feeling   A future reflected in canyons below… calling, squealing Released from confines of expectations, I stray Visions of another life, revealing   Walking in shadows and slowly … Continue reading Resolution