Freedom Wheels

🙂 To hear this poem, use the player below. 🙂 FREEDOM WHEELS ~ in memory of Bob Rea ~ (July 1961 - August 2019) I love to ride my freedom wheels Unbridled joy is how it feels At once when I begin to roll It stirs my mind and feeds my soul It’s not long … Continue reading Freedom Wheels

The Terrifying Seduction

As I listened to her slender fingersMaking exquisite loveTo the ivoriesTo RachmaninoffTo the UniverseTo my soulTo the thousand miles between usAnd to every atom in my BeingI realized that we mustNever actually meet, for I'dGive myself instantly to herDisappear within herConsumed by her brillianceIncinerated by her beautyAnd I was terrified~ Paul Raworth Bennett

Music… our gateway to bliss!

by Paul Raworth Bennett Feeling philharmonic (classically, at least) and yearning for a shamelessly emotional, musical catharsis? Sergei Rachmaninoff - an undisputed master at filling people's eyes with tears - was so utterly absorbed by his love affair with music that I wouldn't be surprised if while deep in thought, he'd walk into more than his fair share of street … Continue reading Music… our gateway to bliss!

Kisses Conquering

by Paul Raworth Bennett Click here to listen along (the audio plays in a separate browser tab, so press "PLAY" and then return here to read along). Poochie's sleeping, my legs snuggling His head's resting, rarely stirring Maybe dreaming, quietly sighing Dawn approaching, room is brightening Birdsong starting, breezes flowing Sleepy eyes opening, sideways lying First not moving, … Continue reading Kisses Conquering