My Monday Metrical Musings #41

The little boy who... There once was a little boy Who loved nothing more than to sighEveryone around who heard himWould pause and ask him: "Why?" There once was a little boy Who loved nothing more than to whineEveryone around who heard himCould barely cover their ears in time. There once was a little boyWho … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #41

My Monday Metrical Musings #40

My Wish This National Day As my nation hits the ripe, old age of 56Today.I feel compelled at 51to tell her Right away. We will get thru'I'm sure of it,this CovidPandemic.But there's something moreI'm looking for --a new innerSchematic. We've fought too longto prove that we are capable andStrong.But I suspect,and indeed I fear,we've been … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #40

My Monday Metrical Musings #39

Muscle memory The body is builtBe it skinny or fatEvery stitchEvery itchTo never forget The body hasThe perfect memoryEvery flinchEvery singeBurned into its anatomy I learned of thisA while agoWhen an innocent questionCaused my being to convulse.I thought I had forgottenSomething that happened Back when I was only just a child. But my body Its … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #39

My Monday Metrical Musings #38

Appeal This is my appeal.Our world needs to healSo much grief we feelCos we've been given a seal That's a pretty raw deal A life in tragic ordealTaken away by a stealTurning hearts to cold steelCalamities un-conceal Though all seem surrealWe need to peelWe need to kneelBend down to our heel Like begging for a … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #38

My Monday Metrical Musings #37

Lost Words & Phrases Take a few minutesAnd come join meAs I call out words and phrasesThat have lost their meaning. What pray tellAm I speaking of?Why, don't you know?The following beauts of course!These modern-day sonnetsThat shimmer and shineYet are hollow and fakeWorse than swamp and slime!Words and phrases like: "How are you? We were … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #37

My Monday Metrical Musings #36

These Dreams Spare a little candleLight my darkened dreams.So I can see what's movin'Among these forest trees.Pale skin, glistenin'Perfume, intoxicating.As the crescent moon hangs overA land that's fast asleep. Shadows everywhereSuffusin' my memory.I wish to stay foreverIn this revelry.I know it's far beyond meStill I yearn to be.With my princess, my angelWaitin' inside these dreams. … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #36

My Monday Metrical Musings #35

4.40 Sudden joltPitch blackWoke upTo seeIt's 4.40! Same every dayWho to blame Deep asleep ILong for, yet Awake at 4.40! Why can't I onlyWake up at 8.40?Just like my spouseUnconscious by my side Sadly not to beFor me, it's 4.40! Is it anxiety and stress?Old age, indigestion, "high tide"?My internal clock gone amok?I may never … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #35

My Monday Metrical Musings #34

Be. Better. Best. Once there were three brothersBorn. The oldest two had names most supremeThe first was "Best", the second "Better"But the youngest of them most humbleHis name was simply "Be". "Best" was the haughtiest of them all.He claimed he was perfect every timeKnew exactly what he was doingExactly what to sayHow to solve anythingHow … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #34

My Monday Metrical Musings #33

"Let The Hills Have (My) Eyes" Sittin' here with my bullfrog eyes With veins around them madly throbbin'My forehead's tensile strength is off the chartsIt's the return of that forebodin' feelin'! I've finally got a name for it nowIt came to me this mornin'."Let The Hills Have (My) Eyes" That's it! That's how I'll be … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #33