Category Archives: Quatrain

Wayfaring

WAYFARING

Accumulate little
Give much
Speak little
Observe much

Points Of View

POINTS OF VIEW

To assert one should live without opinions
Is both clearly impossible and paradoxical
But to defend them or argue them to others
Is both quite pointless and often dangerous

Wedded To Verse

WEDDED TO VERSE

For better or for worse
A poet likes to lift
A stone to see what is
Going on under there

Ben Her

BEN HER

We are always together
We are always alone
We are always ourselves
Alone together alone

Current Address

CURRENT ADDRESS

We breathe in
We breathe out
We breathe
Until we don’t

Playing The Fool

PLAYING THE FOOL

Attraction
Then attachment
Even knowing better now
I remember it well

Poets

POETS

We’re not here to procreate
(Opposite directions)
Smile, wave as we pass
Speak our truth and be gone

Morning

MORNING

Full consciousness
(Or thereabouts)
The day is mine
But not quite yet

Oversight (Marital Bliss IV)

OVERSIGHT (Marital Bliss IV)

It must be why you’re here
To monitor my exuberance
Ensure it stays under control
(Yours, it goes without saying)

Role Play

ROLE PLAY

What wonderful stand-ins we make
You cast as my absent mother
Me cast as your absent father
Let’s go nail it on the retake