My Monday Metrical Musings #63

Those "I Don't Feel Like" Days Ever had a day like mineWhen you wish in bed to stay?And never crawl out of That 4-pocket spring mattress lay? I call them fondly"I don't feel like" daysWhen I simply wish not toDo anything I usually wouldPray tellHave you those too? When I don't feel likeReadingThe greatest novel … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #63

My Monday Metrical Musings #62

Had I a daughter... Had I a daughterI would name her "K-Sera"And let her call me "Will-B".That would be our nicknamesBecause of a melody From my childhood memory. Had I a daughterI'll learn to braid her hairWe'll have hours of games Fun from morn to setting sun.There'll be dolls, ice cream Theme tea parties by … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #62

My Monday Metrical Musings #61

Begin Again As day makes way for night And dark recedes from lightAs winter will soon take flightA new year we should start right. 2021 put on quite a showOf at times false bravadoTil Omicron said "Hello!"And dealt us another blow. We can't help but to wonderWhat's next to make us flounderWill we be torn asunderAnd … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #61

My Monday Metrical Musings #60

Always close to you my son Always close to you my sonThat's where I wanna beAlways close to you my sonForever the best day for me. Always close to you my sonYou've given me new meaningAlways close to you my sonYour presence keeps life humming. Always close to you my sonThough soon you'll need your … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #60

My Monday Metrical Musings #55

Checkmate! It's all aboutWhat matters mostThe rook, the knightOr the holy bishop? No, my sonIt's about the KingHe's the most important pieceSo think think think! Before you make Your next hurried moveLook closely, pleaseBefore he goes poof! I've played this game More years than youSo up my sleeveI've still got a move or two! Haha, … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #55

My Monday Metrical Musings #54

Accepting Accepting listswith inconsistencyMy life a messyTapestry Accepting lifewith uncharacteristic zealAs golden sunlightPours over corncob field Accepting lieswith downcast looksMy days on endlessTenterhooks Accepting liftswith open palmsOf calloused linesTrailing sunken arms Accepting lovewith pale parched lipsWeather-beaten dryLonging for dew drips Accepting lobswith barely-clenched fistsWhite-knuckled bruisedDesperately coming to grips Accepting losswith nary a careKnowing someday soonI'll … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #54

My Monday Metrical Musings #53

I Just Need A Moment (Violin Musing II) So this is how it feelsWhen a dream dies.A dream I never knewWas all mine.Had I knownI would have given it back.Returned it like a dog-eared library bookOr an old shoe to its rack. But we strolled into this dream togetherDidn't we?We didn't force feed or threaten … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #53