Poetry and Prose

To a Friend

Sing to me the songs of the earth, Where your poor forefathers sleep. Speak to me your hapless birth, On weary lea no farmers reap. Dance to me the joy of yesteryears, Smiling with the lovely moon in the bow’r. Confess to me your fears, From that crimson-filled lonely tow’r. Conceal not, my friend, Your… Continue reading To a Friend

Poetry and Prose

Dedication

Here’s to a friend Who hides no joy nor pain. Cheers to a comrade Striding by my side despite the odd. Incomparable you are To the millions of warriors on war. Thy melodies are warmth to my heart And songs to my soul are lark. My friend. My love. Pure and peaceful like the dove.… Continue reading Dedication

Poetry and Prose

Five Big Things

Of all the things a man can get These I keep ’til my last breath. No wealth my shelf contain But valuables for my daily routine. First is a loving, forgiving heart To keep the people I value from the start. Second is an open-minded discerning That I judge no one based on my own… Continue reading Five Big Things