Thursday, February 28, 2013

Coffee house


You’re behind the counter,
And you have no choice
So you’re instinctively pure
And use a pleasant voice.

I’m on the other side and coy
Yes I know what I want
And besides you, oh boy
Cup of soup and croissant.

This coffee dance goes on
From sea to shiny sea.
Coffeehouse’s best patrons
Are lovers who inside plea

For more intensity than
Caffeine.

© 2013 Dave Schipper Rose Riversongs.

Dedicated to Natalie, Keelie, Callie, Kate, Michelle and numerous baristas and people who have been friendly to me in my life. I wish I knew all your names as I know your faces and feel the love of the smile you shared.

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Angel in Disguise

You’re an angel in disguise
With unusual brown eyes
You’re a child not in the fold
But a piece of heaven to hold

Your many faces change and shine
With a gentleness so kind
When passing by please hear a prayer
Let me stand and protect her

Take a stand and clear a space
Where it’s safe for her to grow
Stand in back and let her know
True love is hard too show.

You’re an angel in disguise
Beauty masking any whys
My hope to you is that a smile
Light your life’s many miles 

And if chance just stop to pray
You’re a gift from God today
If you take your wings to flight
He’ll show you brilliant in the night.

Take a stand and clear a space
Where it’s safe for her to grow
Stand in back and let her know
True love is hard too show.


 by Dave Schipper © 2005 Rose Riversongs