Michael

                  Michael
                                               

Oh red-skied morning
calm before the storm.
A sailor man so gentle
with smiling eyes so warm.Ocean2
The tides of life drift away
as that lonesome breeze blows
the loving soul of Michael
to the sea where it flows.

 

Young enough to wonder why
The echoes inside a silent sleep
Old enough to feel the grips of what
In dreams alone that were never deep

Submerged in a growing mind
Unable to fathom loss or to let him go
Unwilling to accept a new reality
Unable to embrace an empty shadow

 

The sailor man and his river
flow from shore to unfamiliar shore.
While understanding lays dormant
alone on a bottomless ocean floor.
And the tides of life drift away
as that lonesome breeze blows
the loving soul of Michael
to the sea where it goes.NY Ship

 

Sunshine on mindful waters
reflect an ever-longing light
in the ever fateful flickering
of painful wrong and right

 Though easier now to understand
you were gone too soon for me
The love of life is forever there
in the image that I will always see

 

Oh red-skied morning
calm before the storm.
Always there if we need you
memories of safe and warm.
The tides of life drift away
to a port that no one knows.
The soul of our good man Michael
rides out to the sea where it flows.

 

Carrying me high above it all…Ocean
strong arms to hold me there…
 
until the water reaches land
and I can touch his gentle hand.
 
His kindness and spirit are not gone
because waves move on and on.

G.G. November/87
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