Excerpts from Urban Verses


They say I'm brave to live here-

A courageous soul, more so than most

And I believe that they intend it

As a compliment to me


The Bible says, in Heaven there will be no night

But it's the approach of night, in all its many-colored splendor,

That shows me God the Master Painter

Momentarily Mom

Little Sweet One

Mine for one inexplicable instant

Hovering over my upturned palm

Like a distracted hummingbird

Pausing on the journey

From your first mother to your forever mom

Out From the Shadow

Out from the shadow

Of a love that failed

I crawl

Cautious and slow

Forward Progress

Flags and fumbles

Combine forces

To impede

My forward progress