Excited by frosting,
gleeful jigs around a fork, how lovely
is it to live such a candied dream without fear of sugar's
Innocence; A winter's first snow,
untarnished by people's prints;
Snowflakes fallen stars, angel tears
a wonderland aglow with white.
How much longer can we hold on?
Chasing chickens in summer's garden
How much longer will it last?
Autum is around the bend;
Buses on the corner.
Put away the grill,
the sprinkler and
don your backpack, your
Where have you gone? Where has summer
You are them;
walking the streets of New York City.
You great gray beast of the sewers,
You trod on winter's snow with a million feet.
Can you live
breathing air without oxygen?
Your heart beats, but does it feel, does it
throb, does it
There are gun shots out the window,
Killers on the loose
Nameless faces on the news.
What is there to lose but money when
in this world lives are only
reality TV shows.
How can I stay acourse when
so many have drowned in oil?
When winter's first snow is frozen mudmounds,
crushed by a million feet?
Where will I run when
there is no place to
To walk the pastures gold with dew,
To see a million miles.
To appreciate a morning, and
hotdogs in December.
To hold a hand, and
relish a smile.
Sustain purity in
infancy of the heart, and