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Without Words

What am I without the words swirling around my mind, waiting for a chance to burst forth and explode on paper?  I am the essence of the letters that form words and the words that form sentences and the sentences that form paragraphs and the paragraphs that form papers and the papers that form books and the books that transform lives.  I am all that exists within the pages, eagerly turned, hungry, desperately reaching for that next word that will give meaning to the why and what.  It is breathing, this thing with the pen, can not separate the two, can not separate me, it is the breath of my life.

9/11 on 12

How could sunshine smile on me, comfort me with your glow When in just moments, there would be destruction my world did not know My heart jolts and almost skips a beat I look at the TV and can almost feel the heat The rumble and the deafening screams It is still early on a Tuesday morning, this all must be a horrible dream Will my soul ever settle down again Can't the heavens just open up, pour out love and shower the rain Did anyone else see what happened? A horror so great, my spirit feels damaged It turned my mind, no longer comprehend The tragedy seemed over before many knew it would begin I can not imagine the pain they felt The impact of the planes and the thoughts, they melt Ten years ago, it isn't a long day We are still wondering what happened, challenging what they say The world will never be innocent again Many tears shed, still remembering their loss, their pain I wasn't there, only sitting on a bed Looking at the crumbling of concrete, holdin


Remembering you through the window of my soul Thinking of your smile that makes my life whole In memory of my late son, Cory, He'd be 29 today


Broken hearts like shattered glass staring through a window pane of clouded dreams asking why Broken hearts like broken beds looking through a lens of reigned in hope Wondering when

Reaching Beyond The New Year

The sun shines on a new day, turning a page of a new year I looked at that sun and thought of long ago and tomorrow and know that you will be in the wind, shining like the first moon Rushing across the waters that stretch across the seas you eyes twinkle and dance amid the stars of a new decade sky yet the air breathed is beyond one or two and is tomorrow The midnight sky and the moonlit night, writing the first song of a new day