Locked inside Can’t go out Forgotten what It’s all about Prison needs No bars of steel No hardened lock To make it real Must comply Until it mends Wonder when The madness ends
Once again the time of yearFor snow and mistletoeEmbers in the fireplaceCast a golden glowStockings on the mantleRibbons on the floorHappy facesWreathed in smilesIt’s Christmas time once more
Christmas stories, and songs, and poems are tough. Either they’ve already been done, or they’re overly sentimental, or too long, or just sappy. I hope this one doesn’t check any of those boxes. Best of seasons dearest onesMay joy and happinessHold you in their warm embraceTo feel their soft caressMay fortune follow in your stepsLetContinue reading “Christmas”
Ignorance keeps me humble Humility makes me wise Wisdom knows compassion Is seen through others’ eyes
Lives lostCast asideShattered They lie brokenWords can butReveal the painBetter leftUnspoken
My dear friend Leslie plays bells at her church. Walking my dogs this morning, thinking of Leslie and her bells, caused me to come up with this rhyme. That’s usually how it works with me. Walking or driving or riding my bicycle is when I often make stuff up.