What is going on?

What is going on? It’s a question I should ask more of myself than I do. As it stands, it comes up only occasionally, fleetingly. Things have changed over the last year, not for the better. What things? The intangibles inside, the things that were “fixed” before, or so I thought. 2015 was an odd... Continue Reading →

Jim

Blood at times is irrelevant You were family in the truest sense of the word You had the deepest of influences A beautiful brother, a beautiful man You were my friend, but more than that, a mentor and a father figure   Your family was an inspiration The moment I entered your house My heart... Continue Reading →

Goodbye

Heavy hearted We say goodbye To a beautiful person A wonderful colleague A great friend   Your light shone bright Just not for long enough As the evil that is cancer took you too soon So our hearts break As you rest in peace Fully restored In the loving arms of our Father RIP Joann

13 Years

13 years to mourn Yet the grief is still as real 13 years to heal Yet the wounds remain fresh 13 years to feel Yet we see compassion turn to contempt   They say Never Forget Tell me? How could We? Always Remember? Yet some memories continue to fail   Take a step back today Pause from... Continue Reading →

RIP Mary Frances Turner

Just as the flame flickers Then sizzles to extinguish When it's time is done So must our days On this earth sadly end 95 glorious years A blinding light of strength and honor Humility and Sacrifice A family matriarch Moves on to eternal glory I did not know you well But I remember you well... Continue Reading →

A Light Went Out

Sometimes I wonder if we give entertainers too lofty of a place In days gone by it was explorers and warriors that got the praise Inventors and philosophers, doctors and teachers Today a half talented “musician” or “artist” Can climb their way to the top of some strange fortuitous mountain   Yet, for the many... Continue Reading →

9/11 – memories

What can be said about today that hasn’t already been said a thousand times? The awful events of 9/11 will live with us forever. The scars & pain of the families & friends affected will always remain. It breaks my heart every time I think about it. I am not going to attempt to write... Continue Reading →

Time wash through as a river

Oh my aching heart Your love torn from the fabric of reality   If there was only something more I could do But the page was not turned, it was torn away Leaving nothing but regret & sadness   It is in the quite still That reality is the clearest The awkwardness of something missing... Continue Reading →

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