Jon Roggie : Writing

With a delicate touch

With a delicate touch

A Poem by Jon Roggie


I try to coax you.Let me walk with you,sharing conversations, each creating another.We both know my method,and you like to tease.You force me to try,a..
Conversational Themes

Conversational Themes

A Poem by Jon Roggie


I have a confession to make.I am not being true to you.With each word I write,I am usually holding two or three conversations.They do add to the mix,a..
If I told you

If I told you

A Poem by Jon Roggie


Revealed every secret,without knowing who you are,and would you do the same?Expose my past,and maybe show a part of my soul.Are you willing to give a ..
In passing

In passing

A Poem by Jon Roggie


Not having an anchor,I tend to drift along.Able to stay for awhile,waiting for the current to carry me away.In moments of stillness,I have a chance to..
We sit around the fire

We sit around the fire

A Poem by Jon Roggie


Each of us watches the coals.Occasionally talking to another,voices kept low.Hesitant glances shared.Wanting to converse,but afraid.Who wants to hear ..
Security blanket

Security blanket

A Poem by Jon Roggie


She clutches her tablet,walking from room to room.Screen cracked, mended with a piece of tape.Lost without it,almost withdrawal.Seeking for a signal.C..
Dominance

Dominance

A Poem by Jon Roggie


Just to be clear,I will be talking about one of my dogs.Thinking about it,that might not sound any better.At least 13,and overweight, she thinks she r..
I am a mutt

I am a mutt

A Poem by Jon Roggie


I am not a pure breed.I do not come from a certain race.My family has not always been part of certain religious creed.I am a mutt.Now,because of this ..
A dozen cookies

A dozen cookies

A Poem by Jon Roggie


I see them for a moment,and then they vanish out the door.Smell lingers,as well as the remains.By that I mean the disaster.Empty bags of powdered suga..
Dream

Dream

A Poem by Jon Roggie


Let yourself fall asleep,and see the possibilities.Find a different reality,one you have never lived.Rest from a life,and rejoice in new ideas.Awake, ..

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