Lon Casler Bixby is a published author: Fiction, Poetry, Humor, & Comic Books. He's also an award-winning photographer whose work has been featured in magazines, art & coffee table books, & in Art Galleries throughout the world.
Why should he smile
He is poverty
With broom in hand
He feels no pain
And no fear of the unknown
He dreams of places beyond the stars
And bears a gift that no one knows
He lies at nig...
I was on a photo expedition in Morrow Bay, California shooting the typical tourist-type photos that everyone who visits the area shoots.
After getting a few nice shots, I decided to stroll over to the...
ARMS LOCKED IN FRIENDSHIP
RINGS OF CHILDREN
DANCE ROUND IN CIRCLES
ONE LOSES HIS BALANCE AND FALLS
THE RING CLOSES IN TO MEND THE BREAK
THE ONE WHO FELL REGAINS HIS STATURE
BUT IT’S SILENCE TO THEIR E...
I hold his hand and squeeze it tight
Tell him everything’s gonna be alright
I tuck him in bed, snug and tight
Leave on the hallway light
I kiss my daddy goodnight
I see the love in his old gentle eyes...
I wear a smiling mask
Covering the darkness of depression
The mask presents me, not how I am
But how others perceive me to be
They don’t look past the plastic façade
They don’t want to see what lies w...