Monthly Featured Poem

Attainment: Your Race, Your Pace

Posted on: October 3rd, 2020

With a craving for achievement, you walk gracefully towards a defined greatness. Segments of the world see your potential as you endlessly water the crops. As you progress along you race, I can imagine success: You are the producer of the nation’s greatest hit. You scribe an empowering book of impeccable lines. You sculpt a Read more…

The Beauty of Service

Posted on: August 2nd, 2020

I look back at the years I proudly wore a variety of military uniforms; the khakis, jungle fatigues, BDUs, deserts, ACUs, dress greens, and of course dress blues. Man, these were some great times; especially mission planning and execution – – all targeted as preparation to build skills in support of defending this Nation’s freedom Read more…

Cause and Courage

Posted on: June 4th, 2020

Radical views in recessive times, radical debates for deep-seated minds, radical trials bringing drastic fines, but my sons – you stand with a future. Unsatisfied truths as today’s leaders try, to uproot old wisdom, young hearts will die, our children see the changes as elders’ sigh, my sons – you bring forth tomorrow. Philosophical thoughts Read more…

Beauty in the Backyard

Posted on: April 5th, 2020

An aging widow sits on her deck in the mid-morning hours, staring at the acres of blooming trees which borders her back yard. She looks steady, as if her husband is tending to the colorful plants which she adores daily. With a heavy flapping sound, three vultures land near the edge of her property, capturing Read more…

Old Man Joe

Posted on: March 15th, 2020

It was a little past 10:00; the sun is glowing bright and the temperature hovering near 60 degrees. Old man Joe dragged his heavy heart, which was loaded with today’s burdens, along a musty trail behind his old farm.    Behind his farm was a creek that bordered an awakening forest that was slowly turning Read more…

An Intoxicating Canvas

Posted on: February 13th, 2020

My creation is a flawless illusion of transcribed metaphors, those dipped in a platonic style of unknown happenings. It’s a creation that takes me to a pleasant place that I’ve never visited but one where I’ve traveled a time or two in my dreams. There, neon signs flash outside my smeared window, I hear the Read more…

Why am I here

Posted on: January 13th, 2020

In my many years I have sought unorthodox things. I’ve lived in some chaotic places, and I’ve experienced what most may never dream. I’ve received great instructions; I’ve been a student of the wisest of learned men. I’ve endured many difficulties, but today true freedom rings. I yearn to promote measurable prosperity – for it’s Read more…

A Circle, Coated with Growth & Love

Posted on: December 6th, 2019

Allowing mystical melodies to slip from within as the crisp winter winds arrive, I clearly recall the last time a distant voice cried out, seeking comfort of a close friend. Harvesting thoughts of brightness, fantasies, and intangibles one can win, while holding on high waves as I position to funnel family fortunes in. A vessel Read more…

Harvesting Fulfillment

Posted on: November 17th, 2019

Allowing mystical melodies to slip from within as the crisp winter winds arrive, I clearly recall the last time a distant voice cried out, seeking comfort of a close friend.    Harvesting thoughts of brightness, fantasies, and intangibles one can win, while holding on high waves as I position to funnel family fortunes in. A Read more…

A Sensational Story

Posted on: October 6th, 2019

Somewhere there is a sleepless soldier, a sentinel who is studying sacred subjects of sophisticated sciences and symbols to set skyward standards while showcasing success. He is one with stimulating sessions of synthesized sustenance that generates shockwaves. Occasionally, he shifts from the shelters of soft securities to sensible struggles, and from silent sacrifices to staggering Read more…