All posts in Poetry

  • For my selection/gallery of Bryce and Olivia’s wedding photos , click here: BRYCE & OLIVIA’S WEDDING ( NBBB! – once on the weddingsbyloys.com website click on the...

  • Forgetting… forgiveness 2nd February 2015 Is life just thus What is ingrown A puzzle piece All on its own? Could we then claim To’ve met our aim In silence And abstinence? What strains our life Within...

  • Thinker 1st January 2015 Is the poet’s muse Artistic ruse Or the painter’s task A mask Clothed as sage? Does it train thought? Or, perhaps still Abides And hides From Truth that says: “What humankind Has...

  • Dedication: to my neighbor and friend VJ Patel who takes the time to inspire others with encouragements Giving 23rd December 2014 There’s little wrong In pride received Even less in our ‘veneer’ Since Growth the guide...

  • Temptation Like a moth to light The snare conspires To squander the sense That tears the fence So choice harms flight And the shame that’rushes Through troughs of strife To t’hero’s life: That sad upstart With...

  • Neighbor To lift The pal in need Does more As gift The dough to knead Of strangers few And faces new Whose tales enthrall That line the hall Behind our door Where the gates barred Make the ground...

  • The Rose A rose pastured Seeding a field Conquered A thousand trials Of toilsome yield; And grace devout The ransomed aisles That saved the scout Her safe foyer And heart embrace Through night and day, The...

  • Drunk   The neon sign, A darting stab Sticks at my eyes; Sad Auld Lang Syne Like an old clip Tagged to the drab And bare disguise Of my life’s grip Could I be clean Of...

  • Servants An ode to civil servants   Events will fail to sound the horn To man who gleans his field of thorn He stirs each day to pick his spade; no thought of heat; Of things...

  • Alone through the shadow? 13th May 2013 Like a mourner’s weep Damping the sheet I cannot sleep For griefs that grip All that I dream Of failure’s whip In silent scream Hidden in shade My hope...

  • “Kali comes”, she said “To fill my head With grim mantras To crush my heart And will not bend Till I depart As did my friend”   Her curates smirk Their shadows lurk Even in youth...

  • Life that Never Dies [An Ode to the Creator's Creation] Flow’rs glow to the time of death ‘Til zest is sucked from breath And seasons sow The fall of snow On naked trees. Yet brooding still...