My Monday Metrical Musings #78

Don't stop walking I see youI doI hope you can knowSomedayThat I felt your daddy's heartacheAs he led you firmly by the handWalking nondescript down the laneHoping no one sees you twoHoping if not to endThen to at least fadeOut of sight Out of mindFrom prying eyes and furtive stares You looked miserable in your … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #78

My (Apr) Monday Metrical Musings #74

Warm and Wet It's what the weather folksjust saidApril's gonna be all warmand wet. Days of hot and densethick airDrenching my teesin sweat Each step I take amongtropical treesWill bathe me in thick moistureLeaving me to wonder... ...WHY ME?! Born in middle earthan islandSurrounded by endless waterendless warmthendless weatherThat never changeth Air mostly still and … Continue reading My (Apr) Monday Metrical Musings #74

My Monday Metrical Musings #70

An ode to The National Library It stood aloftOn a moundFlaming red in the evening like a wall of fire.  Brick upon brick rising higher and higherThe closer I climb towards it.  Each uphill step I take brings me nearerThe air ever dense like an Amazon forestThen quickly cooling as I enter its airconditioned cavernsLike … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #70

My (Feb) Monday Metrical Musings #69

February Fears My fears surface in FebruaryFor that's when springSupposedly arrivesAnd the lunar calendar beginsAnd I'm left wondering Do I have to pay respects again? O can we please skip FebruaryStay in the winds of January?Where I can feel as free as a birdAnd not be tied down By convention and duty. To soar away … Continue reading My (Feb) Monday Metrical Musings #69

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 #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 #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