I was in the woods dark and strange
resting on a bridge
when out of the air did there appear
a maid so fair
Are you lost? She asked
No, I’m not lost, I just don’t know where am
Well, all who wander are not lost, she said
Can you show me the way out of these woods?
Yes, this way
I followed her for a while in silence
What is you name, I asked finally?
Beatrice, she answered.
It sorta depends on where ya sittin’
as to where ya stand
the view from the gallery is better than from
below the bleachers
and if you live in a mouse hole – yo
you been living in hell
and if you live in a mansion
you never can tell
you my need an automatic weapon
to make ya last stand.
From a mile away
those pink and fuchsia blouses
on a cloudy day.
On this beautiful Sunday morning
yellow sunshine coming down
all the beautiful girls in town
walking their dogs
Their long legs in their short shorts
shimmer in the sunlight.
So, here I am sitting in the park
waiting for the sunrise
and this beautiful girl approaches me from the rear
I turn around to look at her
she smiles and I smile back
she keeps her distance
but we have a nice conversation
she has long blonde hair tied back in a pony tail
and wears a baseball cap skewed to one side
she is wearing plaid shorts and sneakers
this almost never happens to me anymore
she turns to leave and I wave goodbye
she waves back
here we are in the time of Coronavirus
another opportunity lost in
a fleeting moment of time.
Haiku for you:
Watching the sun rise
over Dog Hill I feel dizzy
by the turning earth.
Blues before sunrise
Here comes the sun
Alone again, naturally
Temple Of the Golden Pavilion
House of the Rising Sun
This is the house of Lions and Pineapples
Where Victoria once lived
She’s a gone girl now
I always wondered
What was her secret?
Her eyes were wanton
From her throat down to her toe
She was lethal
“I’m going to tease my hair,”
“Why don’t you scare it when you’re done,”
We all had a good laugh.
KMAC Couture is a wearable art runway show presented by KMAC Museum In Louisville, Kentucky each April. This event offers a unique way to experience the Museum.
Everything Couture Here?
I walked into the party
my scarf it was apricot
I had one eye in the viewfinder
and the other rubbering around the room
the girls in their lavish dresses
were on display for all to see
A cupcake is a tasty treat
and the eye candy looked so sweet…
the gates of heaven must be open
I think I saw an angel just walk by.
KMAC Museum, 715 W, Main Street, Louisville, Kentucky
All photos by Benn Bell
What hood this is I think I know.
I walk and think while the hood fills up with snow.
Old Louisville is where I walk around
As the snow flakes fall gently to the ground
I linger here a while
And what I see makes me smile
The pretty little houses with the snow piled high
I take a few pictures to remember by.
The North Face
Which Way did they go?
Walking in the Hood on a Snowy Day
Now that’s a horse of a different color