Wake Up Dead

One day I received a text reply from my friend and it said, very simply, “Take care of yourself or you’re going to wake up dead.” Wake up dead. I laughed it off at first but then I started to reflect on those words and what it meant. Wake up dead. Just imagine that you…

Whiskey and Wine

Many years have gone by From one place to another Small talk every once in a while Bits and pieces shared here and there Skimming along the surface That ragged edge Where lines cross And friendship begins Over whiskey and wine Takes a long time Sweet time For trust to build From one place to…

Carrying On

She said to me so long ago “Don’t you go bawling, squalling, and carrying on after I’m gone” I’ve kept that promise that I made over and over Twinkling blue eyes looking straight through my own tear-filled brown ones She would say over and over “You love me too much I don’t know what you’ll…

Pirate ….door left open

He is a pirate down in his soul born two hundred years too late doesn’t matter all that much since he still lives in wonder anyways He looks for treasures in all kinds of places flirts with women of all ages and races falls in love despite his best intentions It’s not such a deep…