Ivory in the desert

I saw this little bit of ivory poking out behind a Joshua tree. had to slow down so I could get a look see Just what this thing was in front of me. I was just starting my work for the day The motor was still cold Though we were knee-deep in May The sun […]


You leave me sit too long by myself You keep me wondering if there’s someone else Days are long and go by so slow And I may have a couple country songs to show But the deep longing sweetness of a tender voice’s not heard And when it’s only me talking it feels absurd I’ve […]

Once White Sheers

This used to be my fortress…. Long white billowy sheers Moving gently with the breeze from the open window. Long straight timbers as tall as the redwood trees lay silently on the floor dyed black where the grain stands out in patterns to move your imagination. Moonlight rest in every corner of the empty room […]

Something So Blue

-Something So Blue- Her thin quilt, from the 70’s Is not like your thick and fuzzy blankets Her sheets from my childhood Are not like your silky soft blue sheets Her ways are probably not what you would think is great But her house warm and cozy reminds me much of you. I found this […]

Just Like You

I look back now on what I painted Depression gone now elated Everything makes sense when I look at this Hindsight 20/20 as I blow you a kiss You asked do I think of you as much as you do me I won’t be so cruel to remind you why you set me free But […]


Those castle walls seem so far away that billowy room where my mind went to play It’s been replaced with dirty hands desert sands and deserted lands. It’s been taken away by hand so cold spying eyes and memories of old. While the seed  I planted in the garden doth grow I pay the price […]

West vs. East Coast

” It’s the difference between “You guys” and “y’all” Is the difference between A lighter or hot coals. It’s the difference between Pulled pork or hot dogs The lolling of a boat Are the swing of a hammock. It’s the green grass or tumbleweeds It’s the raspberry iced tea or Corona with lime, you see? […]