Category Archives: Poetry

May attempts at describing my thoughts in rhyme

Soneto de la Noche

I came across this poem set to music and it made me cry. It is so beautiful. The way the poet expresses his love on the thoughts of his passing to his wife moves the heart. The way it is … Continue reading

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Rachel Weeps at Ramah

Over two thousand years ago A king’s greed shocked a nation Children murdered To protect his power and wealth Herod who are you? How is it that you still live? Many men of our day make you, Their god of … Continue reading

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On News of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva being taken into custody

Lula* sung to the Kinks Lola I drank at a bar in old Sao Paolo Where I drank cachaça mixed with lime and soda Es-oh-d-aye soda They walked up to me and asked me what chance If they used my … Continue reading

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There’s no snow*

The weather outside’s delightful No reason to be frightful No matter where we go, There’s no snow, there’s no snow, There’s no snow It was raining but now is stopping We will all go outside hopping Christmas lights are all  … Continue reading

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A Soul Apart – In Loving Memory of Karina Acosta

This poem was written on the news of the death of the young and beautiful Karina Acosta a few years ago. She gave birth to her son in New York City and unfortunately for this world had contracted an infection … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Right

Heaven’s Right Gazing at the ocean A rhythm of sounds Waves crash without caution Miracles abound – Creatures in the water Birds cruising in the air Man uses its contraptions To get near there – Like the gift of flight … Continue reading

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Darkness in the Land

There is darkness in this land An evil pressing A powerful man his title empowers him as he were grand his words and smiles Like a magic spell Promising gifts he knows them well A few see through his false … Continue reading

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