Sonnet #24

Sonnet #24 I like to walk on grass and boulevards Avoid the sidewalk, play outside the lines I like to look in people’s downturned eyes to hunt remains of gentleness turned hard I find my hope in primordial shards Remains of ancient liturgies of life with not a drop but just the stains of wine … More Sonnet #24

Sonnet #22 – on the illusive and often self indulgent hunt for the muse

Sonnet #22 On the illusive hunt for the muse, she appears romantically, and as poets we often create a world of deeper pain, tragedy, joy, and victory than really exists. We are all Walter Mittys chasing some Platonic ideal we believe to be more real than reality itself. O raven-haired with pouty smiling eyes I … More Sonnet #22 – on the illusive and often self indulgent hunt for the muse

Sonnet (with your name on it) #19: Joy and Paul Burwell

Sonnet #18: special thanks to Joy and Paul Burwell I once declared that God was funny and found evidence in large and distant lands I once declared that God was faithful then saw proof in faces Joy-full and well sent In common wisdom and in Pauline wit and generosity to match it I would sit … More Sonnet (with your name on it) #19: Joy and Paul Burwell