Author Archives: Phil

About Phil

Hi, my name is Phil. I’ve managed to escape the corporate world, rid myself of excess belongings, travel the country extensively in my old Winnebago, and find a new home on a beautiful barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico. I define myself as: a free spirit, a writer, a philosophical anarchist, a poet; a lover of nature, a lover of art, a protector of animals, as well as a devoted friend and partner

Wings

Lie peaceful on my wing safe in sanguine flight Breathe deep the jasmine wind sifting care from troubled soul Fly with me to fertile shore Soar on love’s warm current high above the madding fray Rest guiltless in feathered sleep … Continue reading

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The Gate

There you are minding the gate Shrouded in gossamer veil Creped skin pulled tight against crumbled feature Lips thin as your soul Mouthing a single word… mine. Myopic leer in search of  shekel tarnished by filth of grubbing claw Molting … Continue reading

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Craving

One hundred seven days Space between lifetimes Sliced thinly Savored as season’s fruit Ceaseless craving Forever fresh on eager lips Hungry for tomorrow       Daily Prompt:Savor

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Preflight

Untouched by Master’s voice Alone On the wings of halcyon she soars Amorphous memories Dryer lint of pastel hue Ill shaped boxes filled with warm day’s fancy Bits of lace torn jagged from passing hem Cruel token of child forgotten … Continue reading

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Old Boo

Town folk loved the man called Boo          In spite of all his bumbling                         He ran a shop in old town square                Its brick foundation crumbling                      When one day the banker came Poor Boo was on a ladder If fear … Continue reading

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Hello Out There

  As most of my readers know, I use this particular site as a depository for my poetry with the occasional story idea or sketch. Over the past year or so, my writing has focused heavily on verse. Life circumstance … Continue reading

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For D

Raveled in time you heard my silent scream Smiling eyes Argent beacon tossed as furtive glance   lapping gently as tranquil shore Sweet release from siren’s grasp I shed time’s tethers in search of your song     Buried ‘neath … Continue reading

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