Category: Poetry

What Do We See?

This is a poem inspired by the many faces we seem to posses, depending on who and how is looking at us. What Do We See? Looking in the mirror what do I see? The best, the noblest, the good part of me. Walking in the world what do they see? The faults, the failures,…

Poem: Missing You

I once thought of trying to write for Hallmark. You know, the verses on the inside of the cards you buy. Much of what I have written as poetry over the years has been informal and in direct response to a need at hand, such as a bereavement card, the card we put on a…

A Grief Observed

A friend, someone who I had mentored in the early to mid-90’s, recently died. In many ways it was a tragic death. After a long wait to find the right woman and then a long engagement, he finally married his sweetheart this past May. Sadly, while on a vacation at the Outer Banks, with members…