Winter Nights

Poetry Reading Here’s a photo of me reading my poem “Winter Nights” at Barnes & Nobles Kitchen in Legacy West, Plano, TX. Here’s the poem: Winter Nights The frigid nights fall earlier On these chilly winter days And the moon-man mounts the sky Veiled in Metropolis haze The mornings all break later So slow the… Continue reading Winter Nights

Never Too Late

Jeremiah 33:3. It reads, “Call upon Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know!” Has God placed in your heart the desire to share His truth through writing? God has never called a person without providing him or her with the ability to complete the… Continue reading Never Too Late

Urban Pigeons

Urban Pigeons White clouds Fill the Columbia blue sky, Like hundreds of cotton balls. The brilliance Of the summer sun, Reflected even brighter Off of the clouds. The clouds remain Suspended in the sky With little movement. A flock of pigeons, Land on an adjacent building. They stand on the edge Of the ten-story structure,… Continue reading Urban Pigeons

We Never Lived In the Now

We Never Lived In the Now Your face shows your age, though your countenance is still glowing. Your age says grown-up, but you’ve never decided where you’re going. You’ve grown older. Yes, I’m older too. The remainder of our lives is before us, oh, what’ll we do? What were the dreams you had so long… Continue reading We Never Lived In the Now

How To Be A Better Friend

How To Be A Better Friend “As in water face reflects face, so the heart of man reflects the man.” – Proverbs 27:19 ESV Six Marks of Friendship 1 – I Must Be Committed “A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.” –… Continue reading How To Be A Better Friend

Your Best Friend

Your Best Friend If ever you find yourself being broken apart, Because the one you trusted has broken your heart, And all the time you find yourself crying, While on the inside you feel like you’re dying, Call me if you feel lonely, Come to me when your life needs to mend, From time to… Continue reading Your Best Friend

I Started High School

  Starting High School In San Francisco, it’s the summer of love, Long-haired hippies, peace signs, and doves. In Vietnam, the soldiers are dying, Back home their families are crying, And Sergeant Pepper taught the band to play. Jim wants to “Light My Fire,” While Grace’s rabbit only flies higher. The evening news shows the… Continue reading I Started High School

Comments on the Coffeehouse Culture

Are you part of the coffee house culture? I confess I am. What Is The Coffeehouse Culture? The coffeehouse culture describes a friendly environment of associated common practices that depend upon coffee. Coffee is used as a social lubricant much as alcohol is in a bar or pub setting. Coffeehouse culture also relates to the… Continue reading Comments on the Coffeehouse Culture

My Coffeehouse Writing Habit

Where I Write I’m doing my morning writing at one of my favorite Starbucks. I like the location on Preston Road just north of Lorimar in Plano, Texas. I write here most mornings. The photo is of my writing-table. I usually sit at the same table each morning. From left to right in the picture,… Continue reading My Coffeehouse Writing Habit

Lady Violinist

Lady Violinist Golden hair frames the picture Of a countenance with a gilded gleam, Her eyes are the clear windows Through which the hurt is seldom seen. Sweet melodies fluidly flow Methodically from her fingers and bow, A zest for life is apparent and yet The quest for personal fulfillment isn’t always met. Ethical philosophies… Continue reading Lady Violinist