Answers far and few… peace will step forward in time… patience sitting still. D.J. Whisenant AdvertisementsRead more "– haiku #3 –"
This is the day’s final bow, walking through paths uncharted, yet vivid in familiarity. In a space thick with cool air, I set one foot in front of the other, taking in the dim sunset above trees. Taking caution to strangers striding, the townspeople appear as shadow, faces barely here or there in the dark. […]Read more "– howland township/hedges-boyer –"
Out in the ocean… doubt on my mind. My love swims in the sea… I’m swept up in the tide. Out in murky waters… shout out for life. When you ditch the lifejacket, trust becomes a salty knife. I never swam good, so I keep my shoes on, here in the dead sea. On […]Read more "– the dead sea –"
I sit among the party, thinking ‘could’ve been tardy,’ and it’d still suck. From the entrees to the guests, Lord, release me from this mess, but no such luck. Once the tears of boredom start to fill, I look out for the sweetest, sweetest escape. How can outer apathy make one ill? I feel […]Read more "– walk into the room –"
What a dirty shame; all your white lies grew dark. What a dirty shame; this tale has turned its arc. My lover, my liar, my sweetest defiler, what a dirty shame… you threw dirt on this heart. So now I shower down; I wash away untruths. I cleanse your betrayal off to once more […]Read more "– clean again –"
She’s in love… She’s in love with a rockstar… She’s in love with a rockstar… who’s in love with the world. Like a dove… Like a dove high as a star… Like a dove high as a star… he’s too high for the girl. Is this music worth its medal? Rocking and rolling… […]Read more "– rock ‘n’ roll lover –"
Getcha, getcha cowgirl hat on; got a rodeo show today. Didcha, didcha sing prairie songs while I pop this champagne? In the Wild West, you ma’am are blessed, high as the noon day sun. Lassoed up though and spurred down so. Once more, the west is won. Thousands of miles away, you ride in […]Read more "– my texas star –"