I still miss you. Not the old mean guy. That wonderful father of my youth. He of the picnic suppers at the beach, that superhero who cooked steak and chicken and played mandolin beside his kindling campfire. Told us the same ghost stories, we got the same spooky chills,  then we sang all the favorite songs….weekend after summer, year upon year.    Daddy?      Goddamit, I loved you.   Continue reading Daddy


we travel limitless galaxies parallel paths future past  present. sans dimension: gravity-free awake?   dreaming? our warped and bending spacetime connects everything at once: death, birth, love, longing (you and me) journeying transcendent timezones.                A continuous loop                                      of boundless hope. Continue reading TimeZones

The Men (and women) That Don’t Fit In by Robert W. Service

There’s a race of men that don’t fit in, A race that can’t stay still; So they break the hearts of kith and kin, And they roam the world at will. They range the field and they rove the flood, And they climb the mountain’s crest; Theirs is the curse of the gypsy blood, And they don’t know how to rest. Continue reading The Men (and women) That Don’t Fit In by Robert W. Service

west germany dreamtime

They say you can’t go home again, Last night we slept there, sure Upon the dappled hills we lay, content As ever were. The morning fell so clear, so fresh As sunshine warmed my eyes. A scent of roses filled the breeze, and I startled in surprise. Home at last, no wanderlust? Just calm and joyous peace. My family waving far below, To welcome my release. Anticipating our reunion I attempted my descent. But the hill became a quicksand It was clear just what that meant: The family far below was but Illusion wrapped in gauze This cruel dream had … Continue reading west germany dreamtime