Where Once Upon A Morn So Dreary

Where once upon a morn so dreary I woke miserable in mood so weary And moped about in attitude foul Returning hugs with a nasty scowl The sun broke through and did shine Upon that ugly countenance of mine Lo and behold a bright smile birthed Then...

Weeping Heavens - A Quinzane

Leaden gray skies dropping tears Who are the heavens Weeping for?       A quinzaine contains no rhyming words and no meter requirements. Within 15 syllables, a quinzaine makes a statement and asks a question. The poet doesn't need to know...

Wander The Silvery Magical Ethereal Way

Wander the silvery magical ethereal way Up an down, in and out, round and round Passing beauteous mysteries and phantasms All the wondrous mysteries of life abound Here a tender mother suckling newborn life There a toddler surrounded by all things...

Two Hearts As One

Ensconced on high where once we glided Enmeshed in leafy green branches we abided Two hearts made one soared way up high Never a need to question or wonder why Forever and a day inseparably wedded Roots and branches together threaded Both hearts in...

A Wanderer

A wanderer in an empty world Deep shadows over all unfurled Lost and lonely circles of light Feebly try to push back the night The stars still twinkle way up high Among the trees the winds still sigh On sandy shores waves still roll Amid the...

All Of This Joan Jett Always Makes Me Think of Monica

Something I wrote long ago when she was struggling and yet she reached out and saved me. Not my best effort.... but it was and is an expression of the miracle that she is, for me at least.   An Angel In Black - Poem by Noah Body An angel in...

A New Day Dawns

The sun at last has risen A golden orb in the East Magical rays bathing all A sight for eyes to feast Cloudless cyan blue sky Set aglow by golden light Endless expanse of magic All the world now so bright Evil darkness gone at last Vanquished by...

A Dark Moon Rising

A dark moon is rising in the east Amid crackling peels of thunder The icy evil of the hateful beast Squalling tempest rips asunder Cold shivers of dark, evil tidings Goosebumps peppering the flesh Three horsemen pounding ridings The darkness all...

Nocturnal

Do you know the miracle of life? Do you see the wondrous sunrise? Do you sense the odiferous rose? Do you feel the magical surpise? Do you know the magic of love? And the power of peace inside Can you speak to the simple joy That with heart can't be...

A Ghost Who Drifts Among The World

A ghost who drifts among the world Control inside an iron fist is curled   Stressed and cracked and now eroding Endless struggle to prevent imploding   In silence screaming to all and none Lost and wandering until life is done   Not...

A Brief Respite Outside Of Time

Adrift inside the world tonight A shadow untouched by the light   Separated from discord and unity Outside of the human community   Deep melancholy peace pervades Hollow ache weakened o'er decades   All color right now has gone away...

Swirling Mists Of Illusion

Swirling mists of illusion The self is but a delusion   Trapped within winds of time Reality is a twisted mime   Nothing matters, nothing real Comes the next turn of the wheel   That molds the next deception Creates the false...

Through A Raindrop Filtered

Through a raindrop filtered Softened and muted the world From the world sunlight pilfered Gray shades over soul are furled   Drowned inside that sodden tear Lost amid dead ghosts of past Out there is naught but a smear While inside a hole so...

There Is No One To See

There is no one to see What is inside of me   The despair that eats away My foundations every day   The loneliness that gnaws With sharp fang filled jaws   The hopelessness marrow deep Eager for my soul to reap   The...

What To Do When You Just Can'T Do It Again?

What to do when you just can't do it again? When you know now what you didn't know then?   When enough is no longer enough but too much? When no hope is left there's nothing to clutch?   When you're worn out and at the end of the rope?...

Truthful Honesty At Least In Part

Skin caressed by a gentle breeze Soul bathed in warm sunshine A pure miracle, my mind at ease Drifting, floating, outside of time   A most precious life began today So important to most dear friend May he be the light to show the...

There Is No One To See

There is no one to see What is inside of me The despair that eats away My foundations every day The loneliness that gnaws With sharp fang filled jaws The hopelessness marrow deep Eager for my soul to reap The dark, evil monstrous beast...

The Question That I Ask

Lost inside the crowd The silence so loud Standing on my own Lost and all alone Rebuilding is the goal The walls around my soul The road is hard and long As I relearn to be strong When I struggle with the mask The lone question that I ask Is it...

The Fool

I've made of myself a humongous fool A sad sack loser, a wasted tool   Look right here, pity, pity, pity me Begging for attention now you see?   Sickening, disgusting excuse for a man Sucking up all pity and attention I can   Makes...

Self Pity

There is nothing to compare to self disgust No way to describe the lack of self trust   Long ago you stood strong and firm and alone Now as a weak sad sack is how you are known   Self pity is sickening, back then you had none Now the...

Rain - Haiku

Rain softens the scabs   Gently washes them away   But the scars remain 

Life Is A Terrible, Beautiful Thing

Life is a terrible, beautiful thing With ecstasy and agony it does ring Less than a blink in the great beyond A miniscule fish in an endless pond A nuclear burst inside a fragile shell One sharp tone from the mighty bell Here this moment, gone in...

If Just One Can Look Back And Know

If when I am long gone and past When I am bones and dust at last   If but just one can look and say I see the demons he fought each day   I understand the battles he waged The ceaseless fight for life engaged   I know he failed but...