KittyMore Like This
Stretched out on the couch
you start to purr
so soft and fluffy
is your fur
eyes so bright
a soft pale green
the coldest nose
I've ever seen.
The gait so gracious
full of stealth
a shiny coat
glowing with health.
for you an art
at catching mice
you are so smart.
you can be stubborn
who you're going to rub on.
you can do real good
and at meal times,
well it's understood
Only the best
for you we chose
you turn up your nose
but you know
how to bring us round
make us laugh
just fooling around.
We are here
to do your biddin`
we love you so
you're our little kitten.
written by Suzanne Karbach September 2014
Mocking SkyThe Texas winter mocksMore Like This
with dust instead of snow
and bare mesquite to testify with thorns
against a shred of weakness.
The Texas winter gusts
fiercely from the south -
grit on lips, in eyes, on tongues that wonder
where the deer drink.
The Texas winter sinks
in rust and blood and peaches
beneath the horizon. Sweetly, sweetly,
she sips the clouds.
The Texas winter clothes herself in cicada song,
and all the stars applaud.
Lest we forgetMore Like This
In Flanders' fields, the poppies blow,
and we who walk among them know
that here men fought, and bravely died
with equal courage, side by side;
the lark has overcome the crow.
We touch the Dead in memory –
embrace them through the century.
The earth enshrines their valiant hearts
in Flanders' fields.
The torch has guttered years ago;
the enemy has been laid low.
And though your names should slowly fade,
your blood a better world has made.
Rest you now where the poppies grow
in Flanders' fields.
Dream DragonLike beautiful music played on silver strings,More Like This
Your imagination is air to my wings
Help it blow softly every time you dream
Let your mind flow at ease like a stream.
The pains and troubles of the day I can mend
I am your dragon, you are my best friend.
Throw away your fears and do not weep,
Knowing that I wait for you to fall asleep.
There are many wonders in this endless land,
From the mountain's peak to the ocean's sand
We will discover them and witness their might
While the soft wind guides us in our peaceful flight.
Some say it's not real, that it's just a dream
And it will vanish like a dim light's gleam
But dreams can be as real as you want to be
Just believe in them and they will set you free.
The sun begins to rise and you feel brand new
I must leave you as you start the day anew
But I will wait in a corner of your mind
In a world that only imagination can bind.
July 18, 2015