Crying Hands

These once youthful, nimble fingers Have pinned diapers on your behind Swatted the misbehaving toddler When you got out of line Held your hand on the first day of school Applauded loudly as the graduate passed Waved goodbye when you moved on to face the world Prayed for your happiness to last Used words to …

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Thanks for playing along, the year was…

1967 Well John and Mitchy were getting kind of itchy – (Creeque Alley, The Mamas and the Papas), cause it was kind of a drag – (Kind of a Drag - The Buckinghams)to not be groovin’ on a Sunday afternoon – (Groovin – The Rascals). So I said we’re going to San Francisco – (San …

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Do you remember the year?

Well John and Mitchy were getting kind of itchy, cause it was kind of a drag to not be groovin’ on a Sunday afternoon. So I said we’re going to San Francisco and I don’t care how much money I gotta spend, so we can fly. Here, the hometown looks the same but, you’re gonna …

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Free Form Friday – My weekly rant about things that no one else gives a shit about

They Sold Your Soul There is a place that exists Between Hell and Heaven And we’re doing a tightrope balancing act On the center rail of humanity America I pledge allegiance but I can't tell anymore which country you are I’ve asked the questions  but never get a straight answer There are times when I can feel the …

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100 Word Sunday – Autumn on the Walking Mall

Her fiery colored landscape sparkles through this frost covered morning. The sun hangs bright in the sky but lends little warmth to the street below. In all directions I see snow shrouded mountains glowing silver against a cloudless background. The smell of freshly baked pies and bread mixed with the sweetness of chocolate permeate from …

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Your Daily Fortune Cookie 1/23/2019

“You must learn to overcome distractions to achieve success.” Thanks to my brilliant children, I consider myself a fairly technologically savvy old geezer. With a simple utterance of “Hey Google, show me cute puppy videos” my world is filled with hours of mindless entertainment. I do Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Linked-In about as well as …

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