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THE NOW

THE NOW

grounded in the here and now the future, past it didn’t last and rooted in the present tense the present moment a component not from then nor what will be i’m standing here the now is clear. Advertisements

OFF BASE

OFF BASE

not the way that they used to be things that is and life it seems it’s not the way that it oughta be cause who knows why the people do and say what they say well the impetus? the underpinning underlying purpose or reason or basis? so spot on yet so off base they’re not … Continue reading

STAND

STAND

I said what I’ve said And I’ve done what I’ve done Today I’ve decided To just let it stand Let it stand Let it stand There’s no turning back Why fret or regret When you can just let it stand? The past is the past And it’s gone now for good Today is the present … Continue reading

DIFFERENT NOW SINCE

DIFFERENT NOW SINCE

the day is coming the date lives in infamy it’s the eleventh just can’t get past it can’t ever live it down here every september they say to never forget but how could we right? with life so different now since? things changed forever not ever the same not since that first eleventh how many … Continue reading

ONUS

ONUS

Let bygones be bygones the past be the past today is the moment your future gets cast no time like the present no time like today to blow out the cobwebs chase storm clouds away it’s easy to say but much harder to do up high is a rainbow on the onus is you.

PLANE HEADING WEST

PLANE HEADING WEST

i slept like a log no a brick no a dead man i dreamt of a time when a much younger man on a plane heading west at least younger than today i casually leafed through a new york daily news i sat like a stone no a stiff no a sentry i pictured a … Continue reading

WHO’S TO SAY

WHO’S TO SAY

woke up today the world i see some sun not gray a pretty day i could be wrong who really cares? but could be right well who’s to say? slept great last night had vivid dreams walked through my past it didn’t last woke up and pondered where i wandered ain’t life grand? well who’s … Continue reading

YESTERDAYS

YESTERDAYS

these are the old days the good times yeh that’s what they are the times you remember and never forget the ones you look back on with little regret these are your yesterdays the younger days that you’re pining for the past that you carry that keeps you awake at night up and pacing with … Continue reading

CICADAS

CICADAS

time keeps on going seems the days and weeks and months and years have all gone they must be somewhere but where i don’t know i guess they’re a part of me when i walk around? they’re here with me now all my experiences have led me to here including the cicadas seventeen years now … Continue reading

PYGMALION

PYGMALION

  You had to be very careful with her. Watch what you said. Walk on eggshells. She’d blow her top if you took what she perceived to be any little misstep, believe you me. It had gotten increasing embarrassing really. At the time. I hadn’t seen her for what, two or three years? Yes things got … Continue reading

IT’S TODAY THAT I’M LIVING

IT’S TODAY THAT I’M LIVING

don’t ask about tomorrow or what i did yesterday i can’t predict the future and the past has gone away don’t suggest that i worry or agonize please it’s today that i’m living and today i’m at ease i don’t know what’s in store when it gets here we’ll see the future will tell me … Continue reading

STAND

STAND

I’ve said what I’ve said And I’ve done what I’ve done Today I’ve decided To just let it stand Let it stand Let it stand There’s no turning back Why fret or regret When you can just let it stand? The past is the past And it’s gone now for good Today is the present … Continue reading