BREATHE

When your mind jumpsAround, up, downBreathe Things are so certainThe uncertainBreatheTime changes no oneBut isn’t time changeBreathe It’s how you deal with timeDeal with your mindBreathe S. L.…

FORGETFUL

Remember the sand and the seaThe colors of the dayMusic playingWhen I smiled bigNo worry in the worldMy world It was harder…

FOXHALL

I’m herelooking for the company of treesto feel nurtured Observationsor veiled dedicationon your lips My brain?Some connectionthat turns get, give, and leaveinto…

EVERYONE NEW

Now that time has passedI wonder if everyone newnotice what you know Familiar golden braceletthat I carry the sea with meThe idealistic eyesin love with new daysshedding the…

EMPATHY (FOR A TENNESSEE BOY)

I looked at youacross the roomAn unsettled feeling from someoneI’d be close to very soon I didn’t want to talk aboutyour impending…

BLUE

Bluethe ocean drewus inRedlips that ledyou to meWhiteA shining lightsinking infrom day At nightwe’d rather layacross the bedRunning my fingersacross your head S. L. Cottle