December 4, 2021

Patient Grasshopper

I notice him perched on my windshield as I drive the boys home from school: His legs like violin bows folded, black drupelet eyes alert, antennae erect. Perfect posture, perfect tranquility.
November 20, 2021

Why Not Horses?

There is this passage, this song of creation that even babies utter praise and worship the King. Why not a fish who coughs up a coin?...why not horses…?
November 13, 2021

1865

1865, June 19th Land of the Lone Star Last of the Southern states
October 30, 2021

Helpline

Rinsing the coffee pot on a Friday night, swirling hot water into glass, it is funny how I revert to Friday nights almost twenty years ago...
October 23, 2021

Rufus

"Many call you various names, but hearing the rustle of leaves in your coat, I called the mottled gold light, Rufus."
October 16, 2021

The Rift

The wide canyon-like rift that divided humanity was caused by strong faith in gods and whose was superior.
October 9, 2021

Returning

The bloom of our apple trees Is long over,
September 25, 2021

The Cat’s Value

She knows her name but refuses to come. She flicks tail and brushes legs. She knows her worth she knows her value. She’s mean and cranky yet she’s loved...
September 18, 2021

The Eyes of the Soul

Where lies the windows of the soul
September 11, 2021

At Maple Park for Fireworks

Reminiscent poem about summer park fireworks.
September 4, 2021

Resident

Poetry: Not a native, but a resident...
August 28, 2021

Flight

From the corner of the clouds they came, scrambled at first without reason or pattern, just a will...