Chevy Dreams

Lamborginie dreams, Settling for Chevies, Sunshine lighting pathways, Nightlight parting sheets, Here you are, you and I, Driving high on the highway, Road trip snacks, chips and pop, Listening to all your favorite pop tracks, Making tracks on the highway of life, Caring for one another in the midst of strife.

Traveling By the By

This day flowed by as the wind, Another win in the bank of life, A windy day taking us far away, We look back again and again, Distant memories traveling by,

Departure

It is with sadness I depart, To fly off paved tarmark, Soaring high and homeward bound, To my old home town, Vast is the feelings, And in truth there is no telling, How I will miss you so, Leaving my family behind in winter snow, Merry were the holidays, Building everlasting memories, Blessed were we…

SYNAGOGUE IN NEWPORT, RI

(I had to edit this because I mixed up my port calls, it wasn’t Annapolis, that was another story in itself. We actually ported in Newport, Rhode Island.) Synagogue was a great once in a life time experience. When I was stationed on the USS ANZIO CG-68 we pulled into Newport for a brief port…

BIGGER IN TEXAS

(I am not sponsored by this great Texas Truck Stop Gas Station, Buc-ee’s, they just inspired this poem, with my greatest respect.) Buc-ee’s the King & Queen of bathrooms, If you want a room all to yourself, Pleasent in every manner, Wide enough to enjoy yourself, And have a coffee after, Maybe some jerky will…

TIME IN AFRICA

I spent six months in Africa as a United States Sailor as an enlisted E-5. My profession at the time was as a Religious Program Specialist, (RP2). I served with the Fleet Marine Force as part of the Joint Task Force: Horn of Africa. We were stationed out of Camp Lemonier in Djibouti. At the…