Mickey Newbury Web Board
Mickey Newbury Web Board
Home | Profile | Register | Active Topics | Members | Search | FAQ
Username:
Password:
Save Password
Forgot your Password? | Admin Options

 All Forums
 The Back Porch
 Open Topic
 The Nightly Vigil
 New Topic  Reply to Topic
 Printer Friendly
Previous Page | Next Page
Author  Topic Next Topic
Page: of 165 Lock Topic Edit Topic Delete Topic New Topic Reply to Topic

buckman
Firefly

USA
2872 Posts

Posted - 09/06/2005 :  16:47:05  Show Profile  Visit buckman's Homepage  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
The delicate scent of her
Remained in my mind long after
She left me...
Tonight I whispered her name
To the moon and
She winked at me...
Oh, Barbie, thank you,
I thought you had forgotten me...


Spankie
Go to Top of Page

buckman
Firefly

USA
2872 Posts

Posted - 09/06/2005 :  21:34:50  Show Profile  Visit buckman's Homepage  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
The caves near the Little Sur River were home... The Oakland Angels brought me food sometimes and wine that was laced with everything Leary had ever dreamt of... They taught me how to hang over the water from the rocks and pry off the abalone that we could cook and then sell the shells in Carmel for ashtrays.... The cold wind that came from Japan made me call the collies to sleep with me... I learned that the bikers called a really cold night a three dog night...

Rev Buckman

http://www.mytown.ca/outsiders/beukema/
Go to Top of Page

Ailinn
Windchimer

2249 Posts

Posted - 09/06/2005 :  23:03:02  Show Profile  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
Now the bikers all sleep in Julian. And they don't wait 'til weekends for Miller time. And the streets are so steep they have stairs built into the sidewalks.
Go to Top of Page

buckman
Firefly

USA
2872 Posts

Posted - 09/07/2005 :  04:50:48  Show Profile  Visit buckman's Homepage  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
Elvin Preacher was the group's chaplain...
One bright night I swear I saw him on his knees,
silhouetted in the light,
howling at the moon...
I did a little howling myself that night,
after I jumped off a little crag and landed
in some driftwood...
It wasn't as soft as the beach i had planned
to land on and I cut my foot pretty bad...
I sort of remember being in the rain in Salinas
looking for medical help but I never got it...
Homeless gypsies were no more popular in 1970
than any other time in history...
I spent that night on a park bench in front of a Sambo's...
Elvin, if you're still on the planet,
thanks for the prayers...

Rev Buckman


http://www.mytown.ca/outsiders/beukema/

Edited by - buckman on 09/07/2005 04:57:57
Go to Top of Page

Ailinn
Windchimer

2249 Posts

Posted - 09/08/2005 :  19:55:21  Show Profile  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
The melancholy colors of September. Gold on the windows before the sun sets. Did you know butterflies need to warm up their wings before flying? And starfish are blind?
Go to Top of Page

Ailinn
Windchimer

2249 Posts

Posted - 09/08/2005 :  20:02:39  Show Profile  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
His transparent arrival. When he speaks to her he changes her name. Every night. Every morning. She forgets who she is. She is his. The names he gives her. "Be careful who you tell your secrets to," he says.
Go to Top of Page

buckman
Firefly

USA
2872 Posts

Posted - 09/09/2005 :  21:47:44  Show Profile  Visit buckman's Homepage  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
They've told me that this will be our last night together in this life... They are taking you away from me tomorrow... I want to tell you how much know ing you and loving you and learning from you has meant to me... I want to tell you how sorry I am for all the things that i promised that never happened... I want to tell you how sorry I am for the times when i was drunk or mean to you... I want to thank you for introducing me to Mickey on the phone that time... I want mostly to tell you that you are the most beautiful woman that I have or will ever know and that I am so so proud to have been your man your lover your friend.... Goodnight, Barbie


Hank


http://www.mytown.ca/outsiders/beukema/
Go to Top of Page

buckman
Firefly

USA
2872 Posts

Posted - 09/09/2005 :  22:19:54  Show Profile  Visit buckman's Homepage  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
I came to you for help
And you spoke of mercy
I came to you for life
And you spoke of hope
I came to you for food
And you spoke of plenty...

When will you stop speaking
And start doing....?

Molly
Go to Top of Page

buckman
Firefly

USA
2872 Posts

Posted - 09/09/2005 :  22:25:44  Show Profile  Visit buckman's Homepage  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
I love when you look me in the eye and say you love me....
I love when you tell me that Kris has nothin on me...
I love when you sing all of the verses to
Amazing Grace and then can still
forget to take your pills...
I love to hear you laugh...
I so love being alive and
Living with you...

Go to Top of Page

buckman
Firefly

USA
2872 Posts

Posted - 09/09/2005 :  22:42:51  Show Profile  Visit buckman's Homepage  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
In the heart of the night
In the cool southern rain
There's a full moon in sight
Shining down on the Pontchartrain

And the river she rises
Like she used to do
She's so full of surprises
She reminds me of you
In the heart of the night

There's a nightbird singing
Right on through till the dawn
And the streets are still ringing
With people carrying on

It's been so long waiting
Just to be here again
Anticipating
All the time I could spend
In the heart of the night down in New Orleans
In the heart of the night down in New Orleans

And I trust in your love never falling down
And I trust in your love
Just like I do in this town never falling down

And I'm so glad to be back in New Orleans
Please don't wake me, don't shake me,
If this is only just a dream
It's the only place I can face that feels so right
Below that Dixie moon and loving you
In the Heart of the Night

Poco
Go to Top of Page

Ailinn
Windchimer

2249 Posts

Posted - 09/10/2005 :  19:45:03  Show Profile  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
Sometimes a sorrow we cannot conquer. The sky comes apart. Rain behind our eyes. Even though the sun is shining. That's when we put our palms together and pray.
Go to Top of Page

aussiedave
Swinger

Australia
509 Posts

Posted - 09/11/2005 :  04:53:08  Show Profile  Edit Reply  Send aussiedave a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
Amen........

My wife ain't talkin' to me at the moment........not since I went out and got myself a tattoo. I talked to her about it,before I went and got it done of course. a man ain't completely 'stoopid'.

well to tell you the truth,it was my second tattoo. I got the first one,twelve months ago, so it wasn't like a complete surprise for the little lady. we are comin' up to 29 years married this December, so I hope she kinda knows me a little by now.

" A tattoo" she said
"how old are you" she said

I said, "old enough to know better"

she just gave me one of those looks
she turned to walk away. I said "I've ordered the Harley Davidson and it will be delivered here next week"

well that went over like the proverbial lead balloon.

oh yeah the tattoo......it reads 'Mickey Newbury-Heaven Help the Child' on the inside of my left arm.

Am I the only guy that has Mickey tattooed on his arm........or am i the first one to start something.

AD
Go to Top of Page

Ailinn
Windchimer

2249 Posts

Posted - 09/11/2005 :  17:53:33  Show Profile  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
"...Your starry voice all shadow now
and the earth dark again..."

Louise Gluck
Go to Top of Page

Ailinn
Windchimer

2249 Posts

Posted - 09/11/2005 :  17:56:24  Show Profile  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
...yes. Pull the plug. Unfasten this clock, September...
Go to Top of Page

buckman
Firefly

USA
2872 Posts

Posted - 09/12/2005 :  14:22:03  Show Profile  Visit buckman's Homepage  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
AD, you're the only one between US two with a Mickey tatoo.... In fact, I have none for no apparent reason other than laziness.... Barbie, very early on, had a little bear with a honeypot in his lap that said HANK tatooed on her shoulder... Quite an optimist, my lady was; but she turned out to be right.... I hung around til she went... Turns out Hank was the right name for her body forever.... HB
Go to Top of Page

Doug L
Firefly

Canada
5446 Posts

Posted - 09/14/2005 :  21:11:19  Show Profile  Visit Doug L's Homepage  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
The Carl Dennis poem woke the old man
who sleeps at the bottom of the lake, Ailinn.
I pause to admire your kindness in lighting
a candle for all of us every night, here.

visit http://www.betterdaysradio.blogspot.com
Go to Top of Page

buckman
Firefly

USA
2872 Posts

Posted - 09/15/2005 :  15:06:28  Show Profile  Visit buckman's Homepage  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
There's a candle in the
Upstairs window again tonight
My Love...

I don't know where you are or
If you can see it, but
It's for me as much as you...
I have a hole in my heart in the
Shape of you and nothing
Seems to fill it...
I know that I should get along
And try to live my life
But excuse me for little while,
World,
While I learn to live without
The better half of me...

Some nights I dance alone
In the living room where
We danced our August Waltz
When you could still
Dance...
And I look at where you
Would lay while I would read
You Spenser and Elmore
And Raymond Chandler
When you could still
Listen...
And I imagine you dancing
And listening and holding me
And loving me
When you could still
Love me...

There's a candle in the
Upstairs window again tonight
My Love... HB-2003


http://www.mytown.ca/outsiders/beukema/
Go to Top of Page

booty
Sitter

USA
93 Posts

Posted - 09/15/2005 :  21:25:18  Show Profile  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
Frank had no prospect--no sweet befell
From the soul of wisdom to fare the well.
He gave nothing from selfishness, let lewd dispose
Unable to see, a man beareth that grows.

A tycoon becoming rank resigned from that could,
Be the truth of uncertainty in all likelihood.
He took no adventure to create the loveliest art,
Revealing that which bestows the lasting part.

No Comradery with the best to bring together
And tune the world, birds-of-a-feather.
He never painted a pretty picture with a dash of glitter,
Nor found the imerishable to be, a small endeavor.
Go to Top of Page

Ailinn
Windchimer

2249 Posts

Posted - 09/17/2005 :  19:23:43  Show Profile  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
Just back from mountain music. Julian Bluegrass Festival. The oldest in California. A Fall tradition. All day apple pie and cider. Banjo pickers and fiddles playin'. Coming home, sunset through the pines.
Go to Top of Page

Ailinn
Windchimer

2249 Posts

Posted - 09/18/2005 :  18:47:23  Show Profile  Edit Reply  Reply with Quote  View user's IP address  Delete Reply
He rides three nights across the high desert
When he arrives he knows everything
He shows her a card trick
He tells her a joke
He tells her to stay away from the window
When she takes the bullet out of his chest
He doesn't flinch
Or change his expression
When he makes her lay down beside him
Their sleep flys ahead of the posse
Go to Top of Page
Page: of 165  Topic Next Topic   Lock Topic Edit Topic Delete Topic New Topic Reply to Topic
Previous Page | Next Page
 New Topic  Reply to Topic
 Printer Friendly
Jump To:
Mickey Newbury Web Board © 2003 Mickeynewbury.com Go To Top Of Page
Snitz Forums 2000