Category: Time Poems
They Said You’ve Changed
By the old beach housethe soft sand reminds uswho is stronger over time. Prompt of the Week from:
Chasing lossseeking redemptionwe oncetasted paradisethen lostour placefollowing manytiny compromisesbut withour faithour actionswe willlive inthe lightyet more. For Eugi’s Weekly Prompt!
She landed on my nosefor one light quiet momenta placid airy blessing bestowedwhile sunshine warmed our morningenchanted, I paused, felt peacewondering if there was meaningto her magical flapping dancebetween my eyes and nuzzleas though one is neededand she fluttered circling away. For Eugie’s Weekly Prompt! Photo credit.
Day of Endless Joy
The place wherelove may goto be felt;the place wheremy mind goesto feel love.
Newton the Salamander
These are the summersI said always then;those were the summersI only say now.Jobs were for spending moneyneither would last too longmore and another would come.Lovers were for funand there will neverbe another like they.I had a red-backed salamander –does any one remember whyI chose the name Newton?One day Newton escapedfrom the glass terrarium;Jeanne found Newton…
Three Fine Days
It’s Fine Today (3rd Stanza – by Douglas Malloch) It’s today that I am livin’,Not a month ago.Havin’; losin’; takin’; givin’;As time wills it so.Yesterday a cloud of sorrowFell across the way,It may rain again tomorrow,It may rain — but say,Ain’t it fine today?
Upon my father’s last day gone in an instant come what may and what waswithin our shared moments too much love squanderedas we did what we thought needed to be done our hearts rarely speaking to anothermay be much was fatedbut hidden love is love regardless.
Time for a Holiday
Ocean waves rolling in rhythm this morning a gentle lapping the little birds are talking what are they saying I wonder out loud you say they’re saying you’re on my beach and you don’t even feed me I say they’ve been feeding themselves for a long time better than people You nod people eat…
Time for Coffee
I remember bringing you a cup of coffee Not so very long ago it was sunrise Too early to be awake the sky darkened Fog was lifting over the pines on the hilltop You were snoring lightly eyes not quite open Placing the cup, I…
Olde Time Fair Time
Horses prance all about the fairgrounds. The captain’s epaulette with dangling tassels tussle as he rides. Freaks and Geeks dance in shows saying the time is ours now. And Mary doesn’t remember me or she does but will not/just won’t say. I recall our parents smiling while her Ayrshire red ribboned I held a blue…