She Did Her Thing

Inspired by Vivian Maier They found a bunch of photographs taken by someone from the past Little did they know the value of them would increase so flippin’ fast There were pictures of characters There were self-portraits too There were shots of children playing and the finders knew just what to do They cleaned ’emContinue reading “She Did Her Thing”

When I Got a Whiff of You

I was in a diner on a Tuesday at noon Saw you waiting there alone to be seated You were so cheerful and happy to see me We had lunch together and you treated You talked about what was going on and I told you what I was up to We found out our schedulesContinue reading “When I Got a Whiff of You”

The Kind of Love That’ll Never Leave

She was driving to her job in her Chevy SUV The one her and her husband bought Last October their old Ford broke down All she knew was it cost them a lot And as she pulled into the parking garage where she was protected from the rain She started reviewing her memories of theContinue reading “The Kind of Love That’ll Never Leave”

And Then I Met You

I knew girls who were so nice but not many went out with me twice All I was dreaming of was paradise And then I met you There were those who I got to know and they didn’t go with the flow So I was searching high and low And then I met you YouContinue reading “And Then I Met You”

Annie & Riley

He was sitting under a tree with a journal on his knee and writing another line Up walked Annie Jean with hair so fine and clean to talk with him under that Georgia pine She said, “Hi, I’m Annie Jean You know my friend Kathleen We all are in the same English class” He said,Continue reading “Annie & Riley”

They Might Be Townies

When we’re at Starbucks Talking about our lives We’re surrounded by Husbands and wives Of people we work with or know That’s not what concerns me the most The trouble is, they might be townies and they’re standing too close They could be listening to us And telling their friends & families What we sayContinue reading “They Might Be Townies”


He was his aftershave, he wore Mom’s favorite – Bay Rum He was his passion, coaching – Great advice, he gave me some He was his religion, a Catholic through and through He was his parents who survived the Depression & World War II He was that one room schoolhouse he went to – EmigrantContinue reading “KDG”