Tough nights, tall lights – under one big, bad moon… street walk, slick talk – got so little to lose… he rubs his hands with a certified thirst; you best beware ’cause you might get hurt, ’cause the city did raise him, risks he’s takin’ while he’s taking you. ~ Natural born hustler – what a New Yorker he is. […]Read more "– new york city hustler –"
Wishing you all well, when a storm of blessings come, in your own season. D.J. WhisenantRead more "– haiku # 117 –"
Under autumn skies, but over rising falls, I’ll smile my goofy, gap-toothed smile. Down these broken roads, but up the sturdy steps, I’ll walk on more for a little while. I’m still here damn it; that means all the world to me. I’m still here damn it; with or without good money. ~ In the view […]Read more "– lovely thoughts for this week –"
Crossing the river, one deep breath at a time, and in no time… I will survive. Holding back stars, one false wish at a time, and in no time… I will shine. Stepping on this path, suspend me in the cold Manhattan air. Gliding on this path, hold me up as if I be… long… […]Read more "– williamsburg bridge –"
Homeless heart he’s livin’, on the eastern floor, as my heart is sinnin’, with the food I score. Does he need it… need it… need it… more than me? I sure do believe. Jobless Jane she’s standin’, on the rural road, as my jobless journey finds a quick payroll. Does she need it… need it… need it… […]Read more "– more than me –"
Yes, it’s disrespectful to just leave you hanging on the wire, on the line, that’s just not me… but, out here neglectful as my own life’s dangling from a wire, from a line, thin as can be. ~ I know you love me… I know you care… but it’s my story… and I won’t share. I’ll handle disconnection, the way […]Read more "– yes, i’m ignoring your call –"
No more a disaster than before the catastrophe, much less a nightmare than after the abandoned dream – just as the heat adorns my spirit after the flames, I sense new life is born before the ocean waves. ~ I float out to the shore… sun peeking through endless, eternal clouds. The scent of something more… one hope has […]Read more "– 3. cool sea breezes –"