Interrupted

Climb up

In the trees

Fall down

 On your knees

Sing with the bees

And

Dance with the leaves,

The waves so high

The bottom so low

Where does the wind

Eventually go

And

Stephen Nesbitt ©

From “So Far So Good” www.StrangersAndPoetry.com

6:21 AM April 11, 2019

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Spark

 

I know that I

Will not forget

The tie

That I once knew,

And you,

You will know

When you’ve been

Scorched

By the spark

That cracks the

Universe

Rarely, if ever

In one’s lifetime.

Stephen Nesbitt ©

From “So Far So Good” www.StrangersAndPoetry.com

8:50 PM April 6, 2019

At All Levels

So this gal

Comes into the shop

And when she leaves

The sugar bowl is gone,

You say what the hell!

Upon reflection you realize,

Some people rob banks,

Some steal sugar bowls,

And some in three-piece suits

Screw you out of the commission

On a million and s half dollar yacht sale,

There’s assholes at all levels.

Stephen Nesbitt ©

From “So Far So Good” www.StrangersAndPoetry.com

4:15 PM February 13, 2019

Distracted

 

I read that the center of the earth

Is four billion years younger

Than the rest of it,

Hmmm …

I read that the universe

May be a hologram,

Hmmm …

So I wrote some lines

And thought about you

Or was it just an illusion,

But then the infusion

Of perfume and the smell

Of your hair

Dancing into the confusion,

Left me totally distracted.

Stephen Nesbitt ©

From “So Far So Good” www.StrangersAndPoetry.com

3:53 PM February 2, 2019

Pass The Peas

It’s not an easy thing

 Sitting back contemplating

The possibilities,,

What with rising temperatures

With rising seas,

Where would you place

Millions of displaced people?

Would it create

Multiple Middle Easts?

Is that why for many

It’s pass the peas

And straight denial?

Hell, if it were real

Would governments be issuing

Building permits at sea level,

Would they be pounding

Sand into the oceans

Creating islands and runways?

Pass the potatoes

And forget that changing

Nonsense,

Get on with living.

Stephen Nesbitt ©

From “So Far So Good” www.StrangersAndPoetry.com

3:24 PM January 13, 2019