Ebony

Jet is the shade of the evening Bedarkened by the shadow of the moon Gloom and fear creeping Somber eyes sleeping Creature and mortals melancholy Bewildered by that Stygian hue That on their coffins slowly Lay their frail anatomy Sable crows and vultures stalk Under the ghastly pale moon Nobody dares to talk Hush and…

The Fiddler’s Haiku

Rising in the east Setting in the west, sunshine flickers and glitters The wind chases me Swimming clouds playing under the purple sky Alas, rain appears Showering the earth with a bucket of rivers O come and see that big arc that covers the large circle of man’s life The daylight flies on Gossamer wings…

Life’s Sonata

Have you been so certain How to live life to the fullest? Have you ever contemplated How to attain life’s goal? Can you sing the murmur of the larks, Can you paint the ocean’s grandeur? Can you dance to the tune of thunder, Can you draw the flash of lightning? Can you see the sun approaching,…

The Song

I should be in your dreams While I dance at your parade. You are entangled in a throng of people Stopping me to see you Face to face. I was disappointed, Distraught.  Annoyed. Impatient. I heard you laughing With those powdered ladies in wide-bell skirts.   Smelling you. Brushing your shoulders. You were too generous…