Mind Talk

As the days turned

To weeks,

As the weeks ran

Into months

And the rush

At the thought

Of her,

At the sight

Of her,

Kept flooding his

Entire being

He knew it was


Than a passing fancy,

Funny he thought

As he gazed out the


Across the plaza,

Passing fancies put

You through the wringer,

But he didn`t know

Where this would take him.

Stephen Nesbitt ©

From “Falling“ www.StrangersAndPoetry.com

9:40 AM October 30, 2012


Love Affairs And Saddles

Do love affairs

Ever end

Or do they simply

Stroll your dreams

And sneak into

Your waking hours

At unexpected times,

When you fall in love

Do you say what

The hell and ride,

Or do you

Bide your time

To see how long

The track is

Before climbing

Onto the saddle ?

Stephen Nesbitt ©

From “Falling” www.StrangersAndPoetry.com

8:57 PM October 29, 2012

Sunday October 28th.

I bet I could seduce you.

No I don’t think you could.

What? Are you trying

Reverse psychology?

No – Just responding

To your statement.

I was looking for a poem

In that old conversation

When the 7.7 earthquake hit.

I didn’t feel a thing,

Didn’t know it happened

Until Matt came knocking hard,

It’s hard to feel the earth move

When your floating above the


Stephen Nesbitt ©

From “Falling” www.StrangertsAndPoetry.com

7:22 PM October 28, 2012