Automated grandchildren

When I was a kid, We had no electric games, We played around the neighborhood, Except for birthday parties we entered No ones home, We had board games, When family came to visit, We went to greet them, Like Elliot from E.T. then dragged the children cousins to our rooms, Sometimes grandma too, My neighbotContinue reading “Automated grandchildren”

Sky as blue as cornflowers

Silly but true, The husk silk found on corn snot blue, The cornflower delicate and true, Blooms near the ground and blue, Sure sign winter’s gone, Robin’s return, Calf’s baying for their ma’s, Bull frogs are jumping, somewhere fish are biting, In my minds eye sit I, Bucket of thick nighcrawlers sliming the dirt, AContinue reading “Sky as blue as cornflowers”

Patricia

Giddy as a school girl, Valentine from Laura recieved, Artsy home made card for eight year grand daughter, So cute, My sister Pat, Working toward seventy- six, Her mother – in law Laura will in August be one hundred and two or is it… Three, one hundred and three, Bingo- Bango abercadaber! Happy Valentines dayContinue reading “Patricia”

The galloper

Little, Smart, Graceful, Purrfect, Cslico grey, Spins, Highfives, Gracefull she sails, Twisting, Flipping, Galloping, My little girl, Sophie. Kitten going on four months, My heart, My familiar,

Like a scale

Life is weighed, Losses and gains tallied, Lost Ellen Beth Heike Mathis my blood sister died from guilt. Her sons think alcohol I know it was pain and torment from our narcississitic half sister. Ellen wanted to help mom and me Diana said no.Ellen hid in beer. Alcoholism ugly way to die. People assume peopleContinue reading “Like a scale”

Pink Sky

Sunrise December twenty-third, Awaken alarmed eyes raised skyward, Not blue nor still black sky saw I, Deep rosy pink vista filled my window, As if in days gone by, A sweet voice I heard, Mom was telling her middle child, Pink sky in morning sailer take warning, Pink sky at night, Sailor delight! Lost momContinue reading “Pink Sky”

Another day closer to Christmas

Still horrid people are being horrid. Cold in Iowa, Sky is steally grey, Warmest place for my cats is upona blanlet upon my lap. Places try to get your cash, Friends too, Coldest place in my home: Kitchen and vedroom withour stirm window. I ordered a kennle for Mr.Black, A bit bigger then the smallContinue reading “Another day closer to Christmas”

Iowa winter cold

Stakes out a spot, Chilly, white, pristine, Nocember leaves fall, Air crisp and britle smells leaves, Dry,leaves smelt makes a fall memory, January few years back two dats in seventies, How odd!, How delightful! Global warming not freak of nature! February two eighteen, Winter cur like ice! Sixty below zero before feels like, Beforw windContinue reading “Iowa winter cold”

Little lost love

This afternoon was bliss She slept on my chest I held her in my arms Cuddling her near Just a month Strong and sassy Little grey calico Heart on her head Wiccan’s familiar Wise beyond her years Alls Hallows Eve approaches Tommorrows the thirteenth Eighteen days left Wolves shall howl Fires will crack I inContinue reading “Little lost love”