Bill’s Poem

His eyes…placid and dauntingly, deep.

His mold…a bit of chubby rounded with strange feet.

He looks to me as being…the one.

Both of us know…the one chance in hell…happened out on the street.

He and I just part of a peaceful retreat.

Bill knows with reserved, self preservation, as far a human goes…I am not inclined to mystique.

I will bow down again, again and again, to the keyboard that soothes my song.

I will crouch even lower to feel that I belong.

Belong to Bill’s world…full of thought and no regret.

And, cat friends I have not yet to meet.

What is Luck Anyway?

Who’s luck is it anyway?

Mine or yours…or, does it really matter?

Truth be told…it is all speculation,

living in the middle with all its,

pomp and circumstances and…

trepidation.

I hear the echo of your words,

“it all seems a little shaky!”

Perhaps, it is the lack of oxygen.

The thinning of the air.

The mocking of the birds.

That makes that statement seem…more or less absurd.

When I Saw a Dragon…Fly

Belief and legend reminds us: Dragonflies have an extra set of wings so that spirits can ride on their backs, smaller than small. So, when you see them, the winged piece of colorful art that they are, an angel has come down from heaven to be with you;1

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Swimming

Darkness is a local swimming hole

I glide in and out of it everyday.

Delving about in my art…

exposing bits and pieces of my soul.

And, I flounder in my anger…when I do so.

I account for mistakes like lily pads that have gone astray.

I bargain with hopes and dreams…as though they were in rhythm with the waves.

A dance routine shown to less than a handful.

As stark New Hampshire waters pillage in my depth…I know I must not standstill.

Such A Night

Rest In Musical Peace

… over the course of a remarkable life and career, he evolved. From addiction to three decades of sobriety. From sordid escapades as a dealer and pimp to Disney soundtracks and the model for sleepy-eyed, jive-talking Muppet musician Dr. Teeth. From hometown outcast to one of its most outspoken advocates and beloved characters.
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