Browsing: rhyme

New York, New York

new york, new york, oh city teaming
with life and lands and cultures dreaming
of new horizons opened wide
like lady liberty and the morning tide
— 2003 (possibly march)

Starlight, Smile Bright

starlight, smile bright
the girl i love is mine tonight
i wish i may, i wish i might
have her to hold til morning light
— 3/6/10 – 102

Barber Shop Theater

the room was filled with theater
the rise and rhythmic fall of voices
echoing words and wise opinions
on life’s vicissitudes and choices
— Barber Shop – 2/6/10 – 74 #favorite

Your Lithe Form

your lithe form is a panoply of pleasures
a cacophony that beats against my senses
i stand before you overwhelmed by the fury
that washes over and disarms my defenses
— 2/3/10 – 71 #favorite

A Million Mysteries

there are a million mysteries
that are hidden on the earth
what secrets will you uncover
to what ideas will you give birth
— 2/2/10 – 69

Falling Meter and Rhyme

fluid and grace express poetry in motion
while the musics dance to a rolling rhythm
and your voices rise to meet the emotion
expressed in the falling meter and rhyme
— 1/26/10 – 61 #favorite…

Whither Goest Thou Little Bird?

whither goest thou little bird?
for whom dost thou sing?
what love hast compelled thee
this melody to bring?
art thou sent by some lover
his beloved to woo?
by thy sweet serenade
his desire…

The Call

in the mountains of the winter wind
where the white wolves run
and bit frost covers the rocky crag
you can hear the distant drum

its the call, my brother
calling for the brave…

This Absence Thine

forthwith i call to the mighty throne
reveal in me the spirit divine
for my heart emits a plaintive groan
and suffers from this absence thine
— 1/6/10 – 38

In the Meadow by the Bay

what flies against the distant lee
in the meadow by the bay
who waits beyond the great oak tree
with hair like fire and eyes dark grey

smell the evening fresh like clover


my mind is blank, a hollow tomb
a space empty of the ideas of poetry
and whence comes the creative spark
which occupies and breathes so vibrantly

my empty soul yearns for its touch…


photons beaming,
the skyline gleaming
slow river flowing
past the silver arch

night sky brooding
frosted wind blowing
soft music playing
over the car stereo
— 12/4/09 – 2

Foghorn Leghorn

dissociative phrases slip in and out
foggy dew, fog lifted, foghorn, leghorn. ;)
creative buzz,
cackling energy welling
glad to be free.
free of the fog. there it is again,
chase the pent up rush.…


in the stillness a quiet rooma broken deep, a silent loomthe dulcet braid, the complex wavethe deafening empty pounding rave


I am cut to the quick, I am stricken,Undeserving of the mercy that You have givenHow can I make for my life a demandWhen all that I am is Yours to commandI grasp in my…

The March of the Grey Standard

1) Far to the east, with the glowing sun bathing A battleground strewn with many knights dying A battle is fought, with the morning sun rising Fought for fair Avalon, for the High Kings calling2) Great are the…

The Lark

Observe the lark, who flies from twig to branchHow he gaily lifts his head and wingObserve his twinkling eyes and hear his chirpHow he proudly lifts his voice to singSing sweet your song, O morning…

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