From Your Pen

Dear Travis,

Everything I read from you,

it sets my heart to racing

You spill your soul on to the pages

everything that you’re feeling

or facing, know this brother,

to all your words, I’m deeply relating

I know that I can always find

some of the best inspiration

When I read what comes from your pen

By: J.N.R Dutton

“Live Your Story” Alternate Title: Broken Star

Old T.M., all dressed in black,

w/his old guitar & a derby hat

he looked rough & ragged, that’s a fact

& his voice sounded more than a little cracked

but he lifted up his voice to sing

to all the souls who’d hear it ring

to let them know there were no limits

to how big they could dream

He said:

“You know, I’ve been where some of you are, been a little frazzled, got some battle scars, but all in all, I’m alright, I’ve never lost my will to fight, I may be a broken star, but haven’t lost my shine, go live your story like I have mine”

By: J.N.R Dutton

Paradise

Andrew loves to go hiking every summer,

up through a high mountain pass,

and to go camping down near a river where

the water’s clear as polished glass

He loves to dig his toes down into wet soft beds of clay, and if anybody were to ask

He would surely say it’s paradise

He wouldn’t have it any other way

By: J.N.R Dutton

A Decade Along, Still Going Strong

Ten years married together and they’re still going strong, all the good times are on their minds more than the times that have gone wrong

He still loves to hold her while they relax late each night, to see the smile on her face, and their future’s looking bright

The family they’ve built together, they wouldn’t trade for all the world, it’s worth more than all that glitters, it’s more precious than diamonds or pearls.

By:J.N.R Dutton

Seattle On A Saturday

Jordan hit Seattle on a Saturday,

even though he lived a few hours away

he needed the break

from the week he’d had anyway

he met up with friends,

& they let him stay and rest up

w/them for a while…

The good times he had with them

brought fresh light to his smile

He said:

“Let’s do this again soon, okay?

when I’m headed back again this way,

& don’t worry about the coffee, I’ll pay,

you all really made my day”

By: J.N.R Dutton