Author Archives: kcarlsongs

HIS HEART BEATS

His heart beats to Jazz Missing a beat here and there Improvising Living in the emotion of the moment Spontaneous Oblivious to being misunderstood He scats his love to me My heart beats in 4/4 time The rhythm of walking … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER

It’s been November and it’s raining 3:30 in the morning No one to call No one will answer It’s been November since you left me so many years ago The moon leads I’m a shadow dancer I’m Richard Burton, and … Continue reading

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ANOTHER LIFE

  In another life you were a hunter and I, a cave painter. You hammered obsidian to a sharp point and fastened it to an antler with egg shell and pine resin. I wrapped heaps of dry moss and tar … Continue reading

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POETS AND CHILDREN

Poets and Children make Snow Angels in the sand In August. Swearing they see their breath as they laugh. Poets and Children believe in Magic and Love,and Happily Ever Hopscotching through life catching lightening bugs Naming them and then letting … Continue reading

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MY ORIGAMI LIFE

At birth I was given a square of paper I always prefer doing my folds in the air as opposed to flat surfaces No bone folders no tweezers no rulers I fancy myself a purist At 5 with basic folds … Continue reading

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When He Was…

When he was a baby He needed me I was everything When he was a boy he wanted me I was his ride When he was a teen he needed distance I gave it to him Now he is a … Continue reading

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HOLE IN THE KNEE

He said,” Our Love’s grown jaggedy worn out and raggedy Threadbare last pair hole in the knee Our Love- doesn’t fit anymore The colors aren’t bright like before All the pins and all the patches can’t save ‘we’..” I said, … Continue reading

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