What’s in a Muse?

What’s in a Muse?.



The Defender

Mischievous are his eyes at times.

Laughter is what he often finds.

His eyes long to tell a story.

And at times for him we worry.


His heart is young and tender.

Protective, he is the defender!

Often from him, we gain strength

From his honesty that is quite frank.


A soul of compassion, he has within;

A helping hand he would gladly lend.

Pride and confidence, in truth it shines,

-Within his loving eyes for all to find.

The Dove’s Wing

My heart throbs deeply as I inwardly weep.

Close to my heart feelings of you I keep.

I know our love has endured many trials

And like a dove, it shall span over miles.

I find it hard to speak the words.

So, though my pen, I’ll sing like a bird.

I shall tell of a pure and innocent love.

That is soft and gentle like the wings of a dove.

I see you as gentle and graceful in flight

As a dove who flies to greater heights.

Inside of you there is a loving heart.

And you’ve been protective from the start.

You have watched your children grow in life.

Gently, your love has been spread in rife.

Over the years the hunters have come

-Causing an appearance that is numb.

I cry within when I think of your pain.

They would have had so much more to gain

If they looked below the surface of your wings,

They’d have seen the layers of your heart’s rings.

There is so much to see within your song,

It saddens me to think you have been wronged.

For I see a graceful beauty within your eyes,

And have been lucky to have shared in those ties.

Silently Strumming Surreality’s Cord

Sightless eyes perceive the world

-As no other eye can see.

Even in blindness, one may see

-The sludge of society’s tea.

The steam perpetuates

A numbing pain

That can shut a door.

It’s a wrenching pain

That silently strums

-Upon surreality’s cord.

No matter the rhyme or reason,

The emotion is all too real.

We’ll find at times

We’re all alone and

On our own must deal.

Often, it’s pain and grief

That spawns both greed and hate.

We as humanity

Must learn to forgive

-Before it’s too late.


Man may offer

The world

-A single glimmer of hope.

It’s but through love and tolerance,

We may rebuild a better life’s rope.



Alas, the time grows darker.

And we shall leave a marker.

A story of our life long past,

In our children we have cast.

Our way of life is breed within.

And we have been taught to defend.

All we have learned and understand,

Is inherited and left for man.

In hopes that we, together alone,

-Can make a change of greater tone.

For our children’s lives need hope,

To rebuild a stronger life’s rope.



My heart aches with tearful memories of you.

Your loving ways were all I ever knew.

The day you left me, forever alone,

I was far too young to have ever known.

The world embraced such cruel and harsh ways.

And I’d find myself vulnerable one day.

The small woman-child, you knew me to be,

The one who use to bounce upon your knee,

Has learned overtime to grow within,

And for myself, I’ve learned to defend.

There’re times at night when I hear your voice.

I lie and sleep on a pillow that’s moist.

Tears of despair, I remember your face.

Knowing that I shall forever hold you,

-Within my heart’s -special and secret place.




When the blanket of night slowly descends,

The grain of our lives inadvertently bends.

During this hour of raw stripped emotions,

We’re able to shun our inhibitions.


For as the tide goes out claiming its prize,

He must not forget that he too has ties.

It’s this link of love and hatred that bonds,

That leaves us unsatisfied as we long.


Dreaming we all live; longing we all die,

Waiting for answers never knowing why,

It has been this way since the dawn of time,

Since man began his laborious climb.