YOUR PICTURE SMILING

Your picture smiles at me now Used to be it would hurt down Way deep Where all the hopes Dreams And childhood wishes sleep   It’s been almost six years I can’t begin to describe the tears Awash in a guilty ocean of fears Consumed daily consumption from within Drowning everything with booze again  …

YOU CAN’T HUG A MEMORY

I have this picture of my father It’s one of my favorites   He is standing next to a small waterfall On a bridge Over a river Wearing his ball cap And fishing vest With his pole in his hand Ready to go   The peace in his smile and eyes In this photo Are…

WEATHER PATTERN

Over as soon as it started again A violent outburst Torrential downpour Like child emotions out of control Ocean borne storm over the desert Over as soon as it started again A violent outburst Like the back of an angry father’s hand Quick thunderclap And then the water works start to flow Severe flooding of…