Saturday, December 27, 2014

Just Being Together

Breakfast together
I cook and you clean

Movie on the vcr
I watch while you dream

Modern technology
Tablets for two

Nowhere to go
Nothing to do

Just enjoying the day
Being with you.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

As Good as Gold (December 2011)

On the fifth day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Five Gold Rings
Four calling birds
Three French Hens
Two Turtledoves
and a Partridge in a Pear tree.

I am in shock
I am in awe
I am in love with you
My love you are quite true

I will even forgive you
for continuing to bring
all those birds that sing
and other silly things

I never expected
Five Gold Rings
I never expected anything
The fine feathered menagerie
Made me believe you didn't care for me
Now I realize your creativity
An elaborate distraction's what this had to be

Why else would my true love give to me
all those creatures consistently
The game is over
Your plan succeeds
You are my true love
Yes indeed
No other tokens do I need

The silliness of feathered gifts
The plan to get me nice and miffed
All that you did
And now it's done
This game my love has been quite fun
As for other gifts
I don't need one
You've done more than enough and then some

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Constant Calling (December 2011)

On the fourth day of Christmas
my true love gave to me
Four Calling birds, Three French Hens
Two Turtledoves and a
Partridge in a Pear Tree.

I forgave you once
I forgave you twice
It was my mistake to
forgive you thrice

I woke up to the morning rain
It's cold and wet and I must complain
Not just about the rain that falls
but about these birds and constant calls

Why oh Why do you torment me?
A silly bird up in a tree
Turtle doves and strange French Hens
Now birds that call over and over again.

is what said I
now my love I just might cry

No more BIRDS
That's it I quit
Tomorrow dear
please Get with it!!!!

Monday, December 15, 2014

Partridges and Pear Trees (2011)

On the first day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
A partridge in a pear tree.

Now I don't know about you
but this is something
my true love just wouldn't do.

A bird is grand
but I don't understand
this partridge in a tree.

A Parakeet that goes tweet tweet
A Conjure  with some seeds to eat
A Parrot mimicking all you do
a Cockatiel to play with you

All fine gifts if you like birds.
This pear tree and partridge is just absurd.
My true love please don't give to me
A TV bird within a tree.

Saturday, December 13, 2014


Counting consecutively
Say it sequentially
Last of our lifetime
of these dates to be sure.

From 01/01/01
to 12/12/12
numerous meanings
but the end is here
This final year
A birthday to
no more
my dear

Last of our lifetime
How fun it has been
Last of our lifetime
the counting must end.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Back to The Grindstone

Oops I forgot
or was it
 I didn't remember
What's the difference anyhow
it's still not been done.

So much to do
so little time
the adage
in rhyme

Take off a day
and you just need another
cloning's not perfect
but I could sure use
an other

But I' m not two
I'm merely one
who could use a
helping hand

Instant insanity
I've got on command
but a clean up crew
would be something new

I am definitely 
someone who
would appreciate
more hands than two

And hours additional
to twenty-four
would perk up
my reality

So much to do
so little time
the adage
in rhyme

So much to do
so little time
Guess it's back to
the grindstone
for this nose of mine

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

No Matter What

No matter what my body says
apparently it's no longer
time for bed
I have to get it
through my head
weekdays equal work

No matter what the weather says
apparently it's no longer
time for bed
I have to get it
through my head
weekdays equal work

No matter what
we have to wok
at least the free
in blue collared shirts
Time to clock in
many years before
we clock out
when they day comes
I shall surely shout

Monday, December 8, 2014

In My Way

Wanted to sleep in today
something got in my way

Wanted to run errands today
something got in my way

Wanted to be myself today
something got in my way

Wanted more time today
something got in my way

wanted so much for today
something got in my way

Something got in my way
That's what happens 
when you make plans

Friday, December 5, 2014

The Time is Now

Live today.
Dream tomorrow.
Learn from yesterday.

No time like the present
more than an expression
means living
doing now.

Today is here,
Tomorrow unclear
Yesterday can take a bow.
The time is Now!

Thursday, December 4, 2014

This is Hard

This is hard
My mind has thoughts
that just won't reach
my fingertips

My mouth has words
that can't quite 
make it
through my lips

manages once more
to elude me

Maybe it's the
early hour
keeping me from
my verbal power

Maybe it's
the blank page
keeping me from
The artistic stage

Maybe it's
just me

This is hard
but what isn't?

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Daily Grind

Back into the daily grind
people do it all the time
Blazing hot
or completely cool
Rain and snow and
seasons too
I am up but not
to do what must be done
I am up
so that's a start
get blood pumping
through the heart
cup of tea
and we shall see
what this day shall do

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Rainy Day

Most people find the darkness
Merely an absence of light
But a gloomy rain filled work day
Can be filled with pure delight.
Some days are better than others
Some storms make you run for the covers
No matter the day
No matter the grey
There's so much
for you to discover
in the faded light
Of a rainy day or night.

Monday, December 1, 2014

A Warmer Space

Had the best time
in the most unlikely of places
Saw so many
old familiar places
Reminded of days long ago
when everyone was near
This smile hasn't left my face
My heart remains a warmer space
An emotion inside
has sure grown
This feeling of contentment
hope it makes itself at home