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Gayle Marie 1943 – 1962 **************** Fifty-eight years ago tonight…., the last time I held her in my arms. She was in a hospital bed, dying. “I’ll always be with you.  I’ll always love you, darlin’ ” were her last words to me as her eyes closed and,  with a sigh, she passed into a… Read More ~~~ 58 ~~~

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Reverie

********************* This old worn out guitarwon’t let me go near as faras that beautiful winking star In the moonlight it seems I’m forever tied to dreams I find you in the morning light And in the moonbeams and the starlight of the night  ****************************** Love and cherished memories  are tied to happy reveries  of the days… Read More Reverie

Dancing

The golden harp lilts its soft melody Joined by a sweet violin in its symphony Feet gliding across the skies soft floor  Hearts thinking only of forevermore 

55 Years and 6 Days

****************************************************** ************************************** Some of you may recognize this.  It’s an annual tradition of mine.  It’s to honor the memory of a time precious to me, and a brief part of my life shared with a beautiful young woman who chose to share her love with me. ********************* At the beginning of December Conversations turned to… Read More 55 Years and 6 Days

A Midnight Rose

(The painting is a bit of fluff just completed. Part of my summertime distractions.) ************************************************** ****************************************** Only in the deepest darkness Does she come to the one She knows, and to him alone Does she give the beauty And the loveliness of the Beautiful Midnight Rose. ************ ***** **  

When Life Was Young

********************* This old worn out guitar won’t let me go near as far as that beautiful winking star In the moonlight it seems I’m forever tied to dreams held in balance, life’s extremes I find you in the morning light And in the starlight of the night With this I know that all is right  ******************************… Read More When Life Was Young

~ Night Dreams ~

******************************************************************************* ********************************************************** Tonight I am far away. I am in another time and space, holding a beautiful young girl in my arms and dancing to the melody of a soft, slow waltz.  She is smiling sweetly.  No words are spoken.  None need be as our hearts are so entwined that each knows instinctively what the… Read More ~ Night Dreams ~

~ Stars ~

*************************************** The night is crystal clear And the slivered moon is bright. Stars wink at me From their place in the heavens tonight. I see your reflection In their eyes ********************************* *************** ******* ***