Granddaddy didn’t have much to say. He’d sit in the corner and smoke a Winston. He even let me smoke one eventually. I guess he figured I need them one day if I stuck around long enough. But he knew I’d grow up and leave. He knew that for sure. When he did talk, heContinue reading “Granddaddy”
“A ruin! A ruin! I will make it a ruin!” – Ezekiel 21:27 2 1 27 What will be the next stone in the democratic republic of hate of the great divide and conquer. To separate the spirit of souls. Ezekiel holds pen in a divine claw of suspended virtual hypocrisy of claims, illuminated byContinue reading “As the Words Stream to Me”
In a place you only dream ofWhere your soul is always freeSilver stages, golden curtainsFilled my head, plain as can beAs a rainbow grew around the sunAll the stars above who died came fromSomewhere beyond the scene you seeThese lovely people played just for me. Green Grass and High Tides Forever The Outlaws Hughie Thomason,Continue reading “Haunted”
The following two items I found on the web. I was thinking about the statue of liberty and the poem that I knew was inscribed on the Statue of Liberty. And it is called: The New Colossus Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,With conquering limbs astride from land to land;Here at our sea-washed,Continue reading “The New Colossus”
The 4th Step Give the American People a good cause and there’s nothing they cannot lick. That was quoted by President Ronald Reagan in 1984 in one of the Presidential debates versus Walter Mondale. He was quoting his friend and fellow actor John Wayne who had passed on recently. Wayne was defending Americans for notContinue reading “The 4th Step”
So, I said to self. Self, what Can we do today? I know look up your name meaning. Roger ♂ Roger. What does Roger mean? Roger ▼ as a boys’ name is pronounced ROH-jer, RAH-jer. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Roger is “famous spearman“. Popular in the Middle Ages andContinue reading “What’s in a Name”
Purplehayes58.com By Glyn Hayes 7/30/2020 YHVH Going down the line. Just to unwind. But my drive is clouded…. With the sound of a proud. Loud. I’m already gone,do I Feeling so alone. What do I need. You know dweeb. Seed for feed.] Water to lead…. Truth for words. That’s all. And you, me.
Stephen King authored a book called Insomnia. I have read it a couple of times. I have read most of his books, like most everyone else. I am not unique. Shucks! When I first read it, I remember thinking to myself, this is not his usual book. But opinions are like me, an asshole. I could relate at once to the book because I have always had bouts of insomnia. AndContinue reading “Insomnia….”
For my daughter.
Being from the south (Alabama) I was thinking about words and phrases you might here only in the south. So I wrote this using some of them. Hope you enjoy it. What in tarnation are you doing? I’m fixin’ to go over yonder and get me a coke. It’s hotter than hades and I’m sweatingContinue reading “Southern Words and Phrases”
I’ve always been searching. But for what? Happiness? Fame? Fortune? Love? Did you find it? Sometimes. When? Where? Doesn’t matter. I usually lose it. Want to keep it? I can show you how. I think you should. Then open your eyes and see. And listen! When you become satisfied, you quit learning. When you getContinue reading “Searching”
Did you ever think of that? I’m sure I’m not unique. Somebody thought of it long before me. But did you ever dig deeper? How do you dig??? Lots of ways! Think, think, think…. Well, I’ve been doing a lot of that lately. Sometimes I wish I didn’t have to. You see I’m not aContinue reading “What If We’re Already in Heaven???”
A recent phone conversation… Person 1: I love you!!! Person 2: I love you too! But I can show you better than I can tell you. Person 1: You can? Person 2: I’m from Missouri, the show me state. Can you show me? Person 1: I love you! What do yo want? Person 2: IContinue reading “Fiction about Life…”
What is the spirit of a place? It’s a special space. I can still see your face. It’s lovely and covered with lace. I can still feel the embrace, And know it was grace. You may think it’s gone without a trace, But I know it’s just misplaced. It Shelby’s birthplace, And the place whereContinue reading “Spirit of a Place”