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 #31

Ever Wish...? Ever wish you could go back in timeTo that fateful conversation?Get behind the face and eyesEach explosive altercation?Or peek under that cool veneerJust to see what lies beneath?To discover every fear and tearDewdrops from a trembling leaf? Ever wish you could go back in timePick up where you left off?As if nothing ever … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #31

My Monday Metrical Musings #29

My Writing My Muse That's what it comes down to at the end of the day It's my constant my muse my solace my stay.People come into my life but they usually disappear.Writing's my only constant companion My cold tall jug of beer! Spent much of my life fulfilling society's script."Don't rock the boat, don't … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #29

My Monday Metrical Musings #25

Would you still be my friend? Photo by meo on Pexels.com What goes on in my mind?The question of the dayWords bumping into each otherThat's what!Each fighting to hold sway. PushingShoving Seeking.A tasteA placeA spaceTo take the podium.Hopefully tallStanding head and shoulders,Above it all. Jostling for pole.Wanting to extol.To tell what had been told.Letting stories … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #25