An Angel Sat Down And Talked With Me

I never saw her before I was eating alone and some friends sat down and talked they were the type of guys who laughed and told clean jokes we all ordered lunch when our food arrived one asked if he could say grace of course we said after an hour they left I was sittingContinue reading “An Angel Sat Down And Talked With Me”

A Few Days In A Poet’s Life

Years ago after high school and off and on while attending college I dreamed of being a poet of publishing books of love poetry I remember not having money to eat well I cooked food in my apartment hot dogs potato chips & onion spread popcorn with butter I drank ripple wine and cokes IContinue reading “A Few Days In A Poet’s Life”

Looking for Love in Winter

I stayed at a beach motel looking for love I walked the beach I was lonely she appeared and said hi she was looking for love and said why don’t we spend time together and we did . . . for many days at the beach We dated a year our distance apart brought anotherContinue reading “Looking for Love in Winter”

You Left Quickly Without Saying Goodbye

It’s happened many times before I was just a toss away someone to “love and leave” you gave no warning you did things to cause me to love you knowing how to smile hold my hand give longs kisses speak loving words You left as quickly as you entered my life My world is spinningContinue reading “You Left Quickly Without Saying Goodbye”

It’s Midnight & I’m Feeling the Blues

News came today not on television but from your best friend you didn’t want to deliver words saying you met someone you love more than you ever loved me I’m locked out of your life I know why you stopped answering calls & texts I’m sinking into the blues deep, deep, deep blues not doingContinue reading “It’s Midnight & I’m Feeling the Blues”

Tonight I Read Books by Sad Poets and I Feel Better Because They Feel What I Feel

The poets I read are depressed this is why I read them they understand me and I understand them they take time to talk about it they speak for me We are all poets as we put our pen to paper yes, we become poets then and the next step is put our poems intoContinue reading “Tonight I Read Books by Sad Poets and I Feel Better Because They Feel What I Feel”

Do You Remember Winking at Me at Fountain Ferry Amusement Park?

I saw you at a cotton candy stand buying bubble gum flavored cotton candy I was standing nearby you winked and asked if I would like to taste your candy We road the roller coaster then ferris wheel and as many rides as we could pack in one day We left and spent hours sharingContinue reading “Do You Remember Winking at Me at Fountain Ferry Amusement Park?”

I’ll Never Know Why You Left Me

Was it something I said? Was it something I did? Or is it another person with more charm and money? It happened this way — after months of joy and laughter you no longer answer my calls Panic has sat in I’m sitting wondering what happened that could have been prevented or maybe it couldContinue reading “I’ll Never Know Why You Left Me”

Turning Sad Days Into Beautiful Nights

How many nights can I remember without anyone to talk with? It is difficult to invite someone for a date when I have no money This is the way it was living from day to day I often sat in my apartment writing sad poems At night I would sometimes walk for an hour andContinue reading “Turning Sad Days Into Beautiful Nights”

I Didn’t Say I Loved You Enough

I wonder if there is anything I can do now ? You left me with a letter You said I didn’t seem to love you enough or appreciate or need you How was I so blind not to know to reassure you that you were my everything? Is it possible we can begin again? IContinue reading “I Didn’t Say I Loved You Enough”

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