Friends of Mine

Posted in Simply Poetry

“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light”
Helen Keller

Friends of Mine

Please, be kind
Always, rewind
For these are all
Friends of mine

They were hard to find
Some, even declined
Some, were left behind
Some of them, combined

But when in a grind
I just had to remind
And here they all arrived
These, friends of mine

Elements and Symbols

Posted in Simply Poetry

“If, as a chemist, I see a flower, I know all that is involved in synthesizing a flower’s elements.
And I know that even the fact that it exists is not something that is natural. It is a miracle”
— Albert Hofmann

Elements and Symbols

Laying dormant
By an informant

The symbols drawn
Onto the unknown elements
Before the early dawn
Possibly as ornaments
Signs of prediction
Part, of some ancient superstition

But fearful
These elements and symbols
Remaining a riddle
But nothing to belittle
Possibly the initials
Of gods from the past
Carved into stone
For ages to last

One – Two – Fun (two)

Posted in Daily Photo

“Never, ever underestimate the importance of having fun”
Randy Pausch

One – Two – Fun

Red headed
Pen for a body
None too snotty
Just a little naughty
Always jolly
Is this little dolly
For the utmost folly

Looking for a play
Sometimes, a needle in the hay
Never too long to stay
With fun in its veins
It cannot be detained
Like a hurricaine
It flees this very plane
Looking, for a new game

Brick in the Wall

Posted in Simply Poetry/Daily Photo

“Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads”
Marianne Moore

Brick in the Wall

Just another brick in the wall
On this oldest of town halls

Up, up, the rugged stones yourself haul
Reaching the top, you might feel quite small
But when you stand up, and do not fall
You feel yourself, getting quite tall

No time to stall
And to be, another brick on that wall