Monthly Archives: February 2018

Shared Histories also available    

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Natural Consequences

Since kindness carried no guarantee since a loving heart was worthless on the open market since a generous spirit got sucked dry and was soon discarded– We erected a new God carried it to the high place where the old … Continue reading

Posted in Free verse, Poetry, Politics, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

New collection available now…    

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Why We Stay, a very broken sonnet

I chose to marry him despite red flags, So I had little right to pack my bags- and so I stayed. His violent outbursts mostly took the shape Of words alone, not blackened eyes or rape- and so I stayed. … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, Sonnet, Uncategorized | Leave a comment


Beneath the chop of frantic chatter flow persistent currents shaped only by themselves smoothing rock soothing sand where creatures as alive as we with the same urgency to breathe according to their ways live fired by the same blaze of … Continue reading

Posted in Free verse, Meditation, Philosophy, Poetry, Politicts, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Snow Day

  insistent snowfall- free gifts of home and hot soup given from the sky

Posted in Haiku, joy, Poetry, Uncategorized, Winter | Leave a comment

For the Restless Gardener in Winter

Return to present breath, where light and life Relieve the anxious mind of what it bears So needlessly in constant, fruitless strife Thus losing native peace to pointless cares. There’s weedy ground to blister gardeners’ hands In June, but see … Continue reading

Posted in Birds and Other Joys, Gardening, Gardening, Usually Organic, Meditation, Patience, Philosophy, Poetry, Sonnet, Uncategorized, Winter | 2 Comments


A wall of silence divides the mind from what it needs where it must go To reach that wall first fight through miasmas of static invisible bondage Once static is visible its particles become free rivers of energy of even … Continue reading

Posted in Free verse, Meditation, Poetry, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Saturday Morning

Out there the sun shines snow into diamonds- In here the washer thumps to a stop the heat puffs on- Soon I’ll hear the bells on the door jangle your return with a snow-covered black dog- I breathe in quiet … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs, Free verse, joy, love, Poetry, Uncategorized, Winter | Leave a comment

And I Smiled (tankashaped)

When I woke today The Temps playing in my head My eyes still closed tight I remembered your fingers Playing music on my hand

Posted in Free verse, love, Poetry, Tanka, Uncategorized | Leave a comment