A Young Girl’s Dreams (#poem)

A young girl dreams at ten or eleven Of riches and fame, singing on stage Elvis matinees and Beatlemania she starts writing songs of her own She can see it now who she wants to be when fully grown A young girl dreams at sweet sixteen strolling the streets in the city A storefront window … Continue reading A Young Girl’s Dreams (#poem)

California Screaming (#poem)

Tom Petty sings about it, where life is messy A world without dads and cold spaghetti The California dream has its limitations In a land of make believe and illusions They looked at me with awe and envy I couldn’t complain, every day was Thanksgiving Seen through their eyes beyond their reach Me living a … Continue reading California Screaming (#poem)