Poem: Seeking Solace

Seeking SolaceWorld weary andsoul tired,ground downby the daily grind,I wonder whereto recharge my batteriesso my heartmight sing again.Gone down the tubesand down the drain,trying to find bottomonly to sink in the muck,I seek a quiet placeto find my centerand reconnect with a world gone mad.Instead I am downtrodden, beaten senselessand feel like I beenhit by… Continue reading Poem: Seeking Solace

Poem: Light the Path

Light the PathThe stars above lay clear for miles and mileshinting at a cloudless sunny morning to come.Left pondering these twinkles from long agounobstructed for a momentary glimpsethrough billions of years of history.Ironic that we can see those burning dotsand yet our path through tomorrowis impossible to pick outthrough the debris of recent yesterdays.BTF 31-MAR-2019

The Grooves of Story

A weekend ago, I attended my 30th high school reunion and I was surprised. Surprised at how social I was this time. Surprised at how some people became more of what they were in high school, just weathered a bit by age and experience. And surprised by how little we all changed.  In the days… Continue reading The Grooves of Story

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The Power of Story

For years, I’ve been attempting to find my “raison d’etre” or reason for being. Sometimes the water of life gets muddied by the debris kicked up by human experience and those bedrock notions get lost. In my case, I’m not sure it’s ever something I really stopped to consider until fairly recently. As we get older,… Continue reading The Power of Story