A young woman balances
en pointe on one foot
atop a man’s head.
Then gracefully, she
We grew up taking America for granted,
America, land of plenty
He opened the apartment
door and I went in
into an Ocean. My life
How can a person feel arrogant?
Even the most powerful of us
can see everyone else's face
but his own.
I'm at a high school,
or more likely the
In this morning's dream, you lived
in an elegant, old high-rise
I believe in Love,
But the word 'love',
When it occurs in a poem
A day of balmy, vast, blue, cloudless sky,
and I, a traveler, sitting in my car,
survey the world stretched out before my eye
with time to journey to where wishes are,
I love to go fishing for poems,
out into the world with no agenda
and follow my nose, walk or drive
or sometimes even dance
This addiction is gettin' costly.
I knew it consumed me time.
Now it's taking me money too, mates.
Aye, me pockets are emptied by rhyme!