Good Night Dad

Photo by cottonbro studio on Pexels.com The sounds of snoring In a three part harmony I am the only audience The tickets are free Whooping wings fluttering Birds of prey The wind whistling past a closed window All I recount the totality of my day Hidden sun Glistening moonlight Covering a body Once soaked in … Continue reading Good Night Dad

Boiled Over

Photo by Matheus Bertelli on Pexels.com Every since my Daddy died... it seems like everybody got their own thang going on. And everybody doing me bogus. But deep deep down, I like the transparency! So call me the bounce back kid. My aspirations started off small but my heart is big. So let the thunder … Continue reading Boiled Over

Ten Toes Down

Photo by Min An on Pexels.com This poem is dedicated to my Dad. Ten Toes Down I reach for my phone to dial you at home... only to realize you're gone. I tried to forget about you. My heart wanted to move on, but I get lost playing hopscotch on the number of our memories. … Continue reading Ten Toes Down

Dad’s Compass

Photo by Jakson Martins on Pexels.com Dad's Compass You taught me how to get back up! How to dust off the dirt And keep on walking How to taste better tears But keep on talking You taught me how to survive How to address the hurt inside And stay alive How to move in a … Continue reading Dad’s Compass

Passing On To Glory

Photo by Szabu00f3 Viktor on Pexels.com Passing On To Glory All I hear is condolences Rolling off grief stricken tongues They hit me Like hard pebbles meant for skipping They tell the tale of a daughter Who lost her father last week Kind faces filled with sympathy towards me Are hurtful and bring no relief … Continue reading Passing On To Glory