David L White

Monthly archives for July, 2015

Summer Books

Summer Books
I gave some of these a pretty good go and gave up. We both read The 5 Languages of Love. We are having more important talks around our house after reading it. Lots of folks liked this book given that it has over 5000 reviews on Amazon. Mary Oliver; short essays on process and observations. I like her descriptions. This Explains Everything; al [...]

Soft Serve Custard Lust

Soft Serve Custard Lust
A seat belt squeezes into a low cut top while a B size freckled custard flows smoothly into a C cup cone Not quite filling and plenty enough hot and cool nothing sweeter … (C) David L White Monday 7/13/15 Cover Art for Ice Cream Koans an Alphabet Zoupe Production by Pony Express Press by David L White © 1977 Graphic by Rhoda Grossman Share t [...]

Washing the Feet of Jesus

Washing the Feet of Jesus
Washing the Feet of Jesus Soon we go to the lake front near the marina to listen to the sailboat splash, the chime of the lines and rigging in the masts,  and the scree scree of summer gulls we will lie back on an old blanket shuck off our socks, poke our toes at the sun There is a cloth, warm water, and appropriate oils There may be grapes t [...]

May we?

May we?
The world seems to have fallen into a mud pit of bickering. I may have seen some of it up close. I may have pointed and shouted. I may have thrown some mud. I may have convinced others to throw mud. There may have been some shit mixed in. Lately I find myself moving to the periphery more often; the farther away points from the pit. It’ [...]

I surrender

I surrender
I surrender While the details of the agreement may run as long as a Congressional Bill full of riders, special interest loopholes, and ambiguous language that lawyers will argue over for years … I do surrender. I give up. I’m grinding the edge off my sword and making of a dull life, a knife to spread a whole fat love, churned lo [...]

I Thought I Heard You

I Thought I Heard You
Listen. Here: https://soundcloud.com/davidlwhite/i-thought-i-heard-you I Thought I Heard You I heard you in my mind. Your speech was very familiar. You were saying things I didn’t want to hear. It was all very plausible and probable .. even .. maybe. And then I thought to flip it completely around and you said something magical and marv [...]

Moment Revisited

Moment Revisited
Moment Revisited Listen here: https://soundcloud.com/davidlwhite/moment-revisited … Moment by moment / the background chatter  / softened to white noise the tick-tock stopped / the room fell away Still We held one another  / as if there were  / nothing else to do Still Moment by moment / time melted away and / eternity blossomed Still A [...]