When I Told Him

“I need space.” He stepped back. Farther and farther Until he disappeared. He didn’t understand My need for inner space Inner peace Peace and quiet Space. I need space. Space for love, not As distance between I want to share and hold To touch To…

#18 Circus Acts

I never liked the lions or the trainer cracking his whip Maybe it was because they were too scary I think it’s because I sensed the violence. I never liked the elephants riding the ladies around in their feathers Maybe it was because they were too…

Peace

Silence That’s all I hear Darkness That’s all I see I want to speak But there aren’t any words left Is this what they call To be at peace?

A Table for Two

At a table for two At the far end of the bar I sit alone, Thinking of you. At a table for two I drink my scotch neat And think Of what I would say. At a table for two It doesn’t seem fair To…