– Journey to Excellence

Lonely Temptations

There's a lonelypast the wishing, that someone else was near..It feels a lot like emptiness, a bitter taste like fear..A place so dark that stars are lost, so deep the heart is crushed.. A cold and rough remembrance, that you can never trust.You wonder how you got here, what lies you so believed, that you... Read more

The Horseman

The noose doth tighten, and in the distant darkness the smile of death rests upon the icy cold shoulders of a black steed.. He waiteth, not impatiently, but with cruel and uncaring malice, for the final stitch; the last and ending gasp that signals the great challenge of being is over, the test of mortality... Read more

Poets’ Spirit

The words, empty and meaningless, without purpose, strength or ability, change no views, sharpen no sense, and define no sentiment.. Like paint in a bucket, to be splashed upon the surface of our lives, creating nothing, but a landscape of banality, until touched by the spirit of the poet, who breathes life to their form,... Read more

Mother Remembered

From infancy through childhood, to manhood, where I am, You gave your every living breath, to help me understand;That life is more than hunt and peck, nor just a party grand,and what I do from day to day, shows not all that I am. You took on all my problems, with love and thought and... Read more

The Bake before Christmas

Twas a week (more or less) before Christmas and panic set in Momma knew that the baking prep had to begin There was butter to buy, nuts and chocolate in bulk and to bring it inside she would need that great hulk So Pops would play chauffeur, cart pusher and bank and Momma would lead... Read more