We Embrace

  We Embrace Laying my bets and all my past mistakes for one last roll of the dice and all your fortunes with mine Piled high on the bedroom floor Arms open, tears flowing, Dreams abounding Music in the...

Losing a Friend

I just learned that Sherri, my neighbor is going into hospice at home starting on Monday.  She went to treatment with my wife.  I have gone by her house and given her many a hug. She used to come here to visit my wife even as she herself was getting...

Standing Near

  Standing Near   I'll go anywhere with you or stand near and share your thoughts or witness you life unfold Just as long as you are near Just as long as I can dream of the touch of...

First Kiss

  First Kiss It is not that I did not think of it Or want it But it was cold And such an unromantic spot In a parking lot for a first kiss so instead I hugged and thought of your lips pressed to mine and how long we would linger in...

Cancer Again

My neighbor, Sherie is dying of cancer.  I have been to the hospital the last three days.  She has been sleeping each time.  Her husband always gives me a big hug.  He is so lost.   He is lucky he has a lot of family members present.  I am always...

neighbor dying of cancer ...

  Visited Sharie at the hospital.  She was sleeping.  Pneumonia to go with her cancer.  They hope to get her better by Wednesday to be able to give her chemo.   I think she is at the point that maybe she should give up.  No one teaches you about...

Children of the Forest

  Children of the Forest    We are two perfect storms colliding on a full moon when passion are high love full blown and reason all but lost.   Two storms on oppiste...

Being in Love, the Perfect Chick Magnet

It is so strange to me how women see me now.  I even got voted into the "attractive group" at match.com.  What a joke for anyone that knows me.  I so do not care what I look like.   I put on pants and shirt today for my lunch date.  My daughter looked...

Amy and Lori, and of course, Angel

Well, the first woman asked me out.  She is a year older than me ... in other words older than father time.  I am father time.   Great lady.  She teaches teachers how to teach the mentally handicapped.  Super person.  She just recently got her...

Sorrow

  There are women that come once in a lifetime and you know the chance of pain Is far greater than for joy And the journey for either is longer than eternity And they will drift along the way But expect you to hold steady...