Poetry and prose

Poetry and prose

For about 10 yrs, I've been creating original writings, coupled with images that I intended to be a compliment to the writings.

Let the Light Grow

21 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Jtfried

The morning arrives, edging out the night.And the Light Grows.You open your eyes, seeing without fright.And the Light Grows.Pushing aside hate, we reach out to each otherAnd the Heart Knows.It’s never too late, to love your Brother.And the Heart Know...

"Alone in the dark, buzzing" another entry into the addiction chronicles

20 Mar 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Jtfried

I had some work done at my house, well in my yard done yesterday.At one point, I went into my studio to show off.I turned on my PA and keyboard to show the young man who was the helperWhat it is that I do in my music career.Then last night, I was hur...

Cracked Light bulb

7 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Jtfried

My glass is cracked, the air is leaking in,My filament will soon Be burned out I must get to bed before that happens,So that I will be able to go outIn proper style. May tomorrow see us all in a brighter world,One where we as brothersCan embrace eac...

Hay, cows and coops

30 Nov 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Jtfried

The hay is all in, cows are in the barn, The chickens are in the coop.My day has come to an end on the farm,Time to go rest and recoup."Hay, cows and coops" by Jerry E Smith©11/29/16This is now the third time I've tried to get this to go through.Muc...

“Rionnach Maoim”

29 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Jtfried

“Rionnach Maoim”A Gaelic word meaning: ‘the shadows that clouds cast on moorland on a windy day.’What a delightful word image,How musical andHow like life. Our “now” is but a passing thing.Whether it be shadow or full sun,Snow or rain.Days of labor...