by Kenneth Justice
~ Yesterday at coffee a woman nearby me spilled sugar on the table which suddenly prompted the stranger sitting beside me to say, “Every time I see white powder on a table I can’t help but think of cocaine”
“Excuse me?” I said
The older man continued, “Oh sorry, that probably didn’t sound right. I’m a retired judge and I worked in drug court for the last thirty years of my career“.
Since I spent last year working at a drug rehabilitation clinic we cross-referenced a few names and it turns out we had some mutual acquaintances.
“You’d think a drug court judge would be really tough on criminals wouldn’t you? But I’ll tell you something, when I was in my forties my younger sister got hooked on heroin and it changed my entire perspective on life. I knew…
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Duet I wrote with an amazing poet and overall awesome person, Ihsan –>http://iithinks.wordpress.com/
Ihsan is a writer who I haven’t known for that long, but already he has me hurrying over to his blog almost every day for my daily doses of beauty!
I adore his writing style because it speaks of love and the wonders of life. Check out his blog, you will not be disappointed. (well, you will if you don’t!) 😉
Thank you Ihsan, it was an absolute pleasure to write with you! ❤
A Lovers Dream
In a winter wonderland dream
I lay my head gently on your shoulder
And look up to the stars in the sky
Who will watch over us as we grow older
I reach out and embrace your hand
In its warmth worries melt away
The stars tell me all is fine
As long as we’re together
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