Poem – 100 days

Poem – 100 days

100 days untilwe meet again.My eyes close asExquisite memories engulf me…Your breath whispers against my cheek.Your lips ghost along my jaw. Anticipation pushes the air from my lungs.They are tight, and I open my eyes toGlance longingly over at theCalendar on my desk. 100 days… 09-05-01

Poem – A mouse called Wulf

Poem – A mouse called Wulf

His gleaming eyes on you–Every move carefully watched.All is noted.All is awed. His small grasping clawsMove in cautious motion.Never much noise makes he.Hardly a peep cried. Just Eyes,Ever-presentOn you and your being–The curious monstrosityHovering above himLike an ever-presentReminder of the imprisonmentThat holds him foreverFrom the freedom of his nature… 12/28/1990

Poem – Patio (Draft) by Galen Skye

Poem – Patio (Draft) by Galen Skye

Patio You build it together.A new outdoor space forEntertaining, play and peace.You build it with sweat, aching backsEven a little bit of blood and a fewTears of Frustration. When it is done, though, there isAccomplishment,Satisfaction,and Exhaustion.But that is not even the beginning.As it turns out, you created so much more. It is an oasis on …

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Poem – In and Out

Poem – In and Out

In and out… Your soft breath tickles my facesAs I lay here listening.Each quiet breath a joyIn its simple necessity,Just laying here in the dark.In and out,And with each breathThe love in my heart expands.I lay here and marvel in it,Take solace in it–Find peace.And you, my sweet boy,All warm with sleep,Just breathe. GSS May …

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(Draft) 2020 – Land of the Free

(Draft) 2020 – Land of the Free

Land of the free?I saw a sign today.A protester stating that the freedom“We the people” are grantedMeans they should be able to choose life,Their life,Above others. Land of the free?Yes, we are free— free to vote, free to pray,Free to love (sometimes),Free to walk, run, dance and sing. Land of the free—Not land of the …

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Draft (2019) – My Brother is many things

Draft (2019) – My Brother is many things

My brother is many things:Charming, annoying, honorable, chivalrousFunny, playful, stubborn, oh so stubborn andIncredibly smart— of mouth and brain.Having a friend isn’t quite the same as having a sibling.There’s just something more and different and if you’re luckyA very special bond that defies all.Having a brother, well, that’s a strange and wonderful thing.It’s like having …

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Draft (2019) – Snuggles on a Saturday

Draft (2019) – Snuggles on a Saturday

Snuggles on a Saturday morning are the best.Warm, sweet child molded into my side,A contented smile on his faceAs we watch a favorite movieAnd I drink my tea.The occasional hug,The cheerful laugh,And mischievous grinAs slowly, ever so slowly he shiftsWatching me closely from beneath his fringe.Wow! Such cold feet! 2 Nov 2019

Draft (2019) – Trick or Treat

Draft (2019) – Trick or Treat

Winter is early this year.The wet, cold snow blowsFiercely as we wander fromHouse to house—Weather only curbs our urchins.Their quest for joy fulfilled.Yet, as the slush streaks sideways inStrong winds that could liftAn Umbrella and whisk us away,They laugh and vie for the next piece.Until we near the house…Suddenly the promise of warmth,Hot chocolate, cupcakes …

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