RED SKY

 

The sky glows red

with anger.

It shrieks thunder.

It rains tears.

Lightning sizzles

across its angry face.

Wait.

Watch.

Listen.

The sky is still in command.

It shows its wrath.

Then it grows calm

and releases the blue skies.

CLOSER TO THE BLUE

 

CLOSER TO THE BLUE

 

Puffy clouds appear far and few

In the aqua sky so brand new.

I sink deeper into the white sand,

My heart beating like a marching band.

 

If I close my eyes tight,

will I see paradise this night?

It takes me back to the time

When everything had been fine.

 

Fantasy, I beseech thee.

Return me so I can roam free.

Take me back to the shore.

Where I’d been happy before.

OCTOBER

 

October arrives on hesitant feet

after September bows in defeat.

October holds its head high

until it must wave goodbye.

The crowning glory is Halloween,

the best time to party and be seen.

October soon leaves on dragging feet

as November arranges its defeat.

STAND STRONG

 

One block turns.

The others turn.

At the same time.

In the same way.

Similar to people.

Who follow one person.

At the same time.

In the same way.

Who follow one ideal.

At the same time.

In the same way.

Must life be boring?

Are we but cattle?

No.

Don’t turn.

Be unique.

Stand strong.

For your beliefs.

Stand strong.

You won’t fall.