Starshine Tonight





Starshine tonight
Closing my eyes
Opening my heart
Stop thinking; never surmise
I’m not going to succumb
I’d much rather be free
All form; transfixed into labels
I stubbornly reject. My soul is me


You Tell Me You’re Tired


You tell me you’re tired

& don’t want to put on that dress

There’s so much to do

That your mind is a mess

But I’ve made arrangements

& the kids will be away

Tonight is only for us

Let me take away the day

Dinner is almost ready

Take this wine to the shower

I’ll put on your favorite waltz

We’ll dance into the latest hours

*previously published on former blog

Sneaking A Peek


Sneaking a peek
Down your shirt
Once wasn’t caught
Another won’t hurt
Such lovely orbs
Within my sight
Please, Baby, please
Give me a black eye tonight!


You’re My Suzy Homemaker


You’re my Suzy Homemaker
Always baking delicious things
Caring for the family’s every need
But I’ll tie you up with those apron strings
You need to be reminded of my desire
That you’re a woman, first & foremost
Tonight you’ll be pampered & cherished
You’ll come to know pleasure & I’ll be your host


I Hurt My Hand


I hurt my hand
It becomes painful to write
Scotch not strong enough
Memories haunt me tonight


The Unsteady Horizon Rocking Me


The unsteady horizon rocking me
I’m doing my best to remain upright
Another desert soul back to sea
Taking steps to catch my fall tonight
My eyes are exhausted & can’t open
Cautiously alert for what’s out there
Wished & prayed never return again
The ocean’s been a dangling nightmare


Leo Durocher


“Show me a man who doesn’t go down on his wife and I’ll show you a man whose wife I can sleep with, tonight.”
– Leo Durocher


Poseurs, Pacifists & Poets Reek


Poseurs, pacifists & poets reek
Sitting high on a lifeguard shack
Nighttime cloaked down upon us
Words in darkness never taken back
Ocean waves break the silence tonight
Only our thoughts to be heard otherwise
Isolation not what you thought it’d be
Tearing out your incessant broken eyes
Midnight sounds to be held on tight
A swim where you can never return
A fatigue to be felt deep down
Love exposed to moonlight will forever burn


Green Mermaid Lady


Green mermaid lady
I’m still in love with you
Always been good to me
My affections are overdue
Dimly lit stages for hire
Writing out these feelings
Jittered & confused tonight
Staggered & now kneeling
Inspiration to keep on going
Confidence in my finer words
Blocked out memories past
Forgetting what was heard
Know where you want to be
So I’ve come back to you
Capitalism be damned!
Pour me something new


I Have A Secret

I have a secret
Scribbling in the margins
The poetry of the opera halls
Burning drinks of gargled sin
A letter to the editor
The words chosen for tonight
The opinions of a fool
Only a pretty girl left to recite