where i revolve

where i revolve

like the moon and galaxy
who quietly anticipate the night
I patiently await the moment
that our hearts finally align
to explore the universe of your hair
to see my future in your eyes
as our souls unlock
every mystery unsolved

for I am a lonely satellite
in search of a shining star
and you will always be the light
where I revolve

Regarding the image: Pretty obvious why I selected this one for the poem, but those lips, that painted mouth…… SIGH

Recovery and alligators.

Recovery and alligators

My positive Covid-19 test result was followed by phone calls from the labs, doctors, and even the Department of Health. I was asked to self isolate for ten days.

I can be a maniac about things, since I had nine cases of water (40 bottles each case) in my home and plenty of food, I went above and beyond the CDC recommentations and self isolated for 21 days.

Today, is the first day I have felt zero body ache, yes, the body ache and faitgue have lingered. I finally went out to see the world.

That is when I spotted my first Florida alligator (see video).

Hope you are all well.

I am traveling to the Dominican Republic week week (for a five week beach vacation). Not sure when I will be posting regularly again, perhaps I will start on Monday. We will see.

Take good care. Be safe.

And watch out for the gators.

Feeling better, but……

Feeling better, but

My fever finally came down to 98.6. The chills are gone.

The body ache and cough persist.

My test results just came back positive for COVID-19.

Beach Boy is staying isolated, drinking plenty of fluids, and taking good care of himself. Thankfully, I just stocked the fridge last week.

So my friends Ben & Jerry will accompany me.

a lonely flame. una llama solitaria.

a lonely flame. una llama solitaria.

The Lonely Author confesses his love to his muse.

El Autor Solitario confiesa su amor a su musa.

0:01 a lonely flame

0:49 una llama solitaria

The Lonely Author en Español: Elvira González

The Lonely Author en Español: Elvira González

Mi primer invitada en mi canal de Youtube, Elvira González nos cuenta un historia de amor inolvidable.

Recito mi primer poema en Español; "los mares de tu adios."

rain on my windshield

This poem debuted a month ago on Youtube.

rain on my windshield

a road slick with memories
billboards pass silently
reminding me of the unspoken words
that have me seeing red
‘til they became traffic signals
in the intersection of a romance
on the corner of what could have been
and what was never meant to be
oh my
insistent wipers keep saying no
as the rain on my windshield
evaporate, like drops of your love

I will always treasure your beautiful support. Thank you.

What Makes A Woman Beautiful?

What Makes A Woman Beautiful?

Apologies for all of the posts that appeared today. It was a wild day. While making cosmetic changes to the front page slide show and I discovered old posts which had moved into Draft. When I took them out of draft, they hit the reader.

Today on The Lonely Author on Youtube: What Makes A Woman Beautiful?

Introduction

0:19 Drew sings “Barbie Girl.” (Or at least he thinks he does).

0:29 Introduces theme of today’s video.

1:05 The Lonely Author recites poem “You.”

2:05 What Drew doesn’t find beautiful in a woman.

3:01 Drew introduces second poem

3:24. “Moonlight Through My Window.”

3:48. What Makes A Woman Beautiful?

4:37 Conclusion

5:09 The Lonely Author signs off.

The Lonely Author: Guest Poet Isha Garg

The Lonely Author: Guest Poet Isha Garg

I am thrilled to present poet Isha Garg; author of Dark River, a deluge of poetry.

Click on Isha’s name to be directed to her inspiring blog Ishaism. To order Dark River click the title above or click here.

Video timeline:

0:00 Intro

0:19 Drew Opening

0:35 Poem of the Day: a vagabond in love

1;19 Drew introduces guest poet Isha Garg

2:21 Isha discusses her love for poetry.

3:28 Description and dedication of Dark River

5:01 Introduction to poem

5:39. Isha recites Haunted (from her anthology, Dark River).

6:45 Drew thanks Isha for reciting such a beautiful poem.

7:02. Isha thanks Drew for hosting her n The Lonely Author on Youtube.

7;28. Drew thanks one of his favorite poets for appearing.

8:04. The Lonely Author mentions Thursday video will discuss What Makes A Woman Beautiful. He signs off.

love hung in her closet

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love hung in her closet

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Love hung in her closet
like a lonely dress
no longer in style
If I told her
that dress was made for her
would she wear it
one more time
She looks beautiful in love
She wears it well
One day I may tell her
Perhaps, I never will
If I don’t
it will always hurt
to know
Love hung in her closet
it was never worn
for me

The Lonely Author en Español

The Lonely Author En Español

To my English speaking followers. This is a promotional video in Spanish, searching for Spanish speaking poets and authors. I will continue to post in English twice a week, but I am hoping to post videos in Spanish every other Saturday.

I want to grow this channel so it becomes a worthwhile tool for all of us.

Amigos, estoy buscando poetas y escritores que hablan Español.