Category Archives: Other

Your Story

I came to the river at breaking of day, and dropped into clear, still waters.

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A Murder of Quail

My sensible backyard fence has nothing             against winter quail. It stands six feet tall to keep out dogs             and keep in tension.

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YardFood

for Nicole Ringgold The silversmith smiths     at her overworked bench,         an open secret behind garden shop walls.

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Hidden Dip

I could ask how many lovers you’ve had     or when the last time was that you cried. I might pry into your innermost fears     and damage your psyche or pride.

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Poesy

The morning sun reflects a hundred thousand times     off Andalusian seas.

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Words in Edgewise

The seer sat at the postern gate and exchanged words with the pharisee thus: Our city is strong! We are surrounded by the walls of salvation! Strive to enter this narrow door for many who seek to will fail

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ID’d

Grant me a patient story. Read it in me slowly. End it with a whisper Gently calling it to rest.

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Endurance, 2017

What did Shackleton take his men out to see? A frigid flag shaking in the Antarctic breeze, Marking the most extreme point of the planet? No, I tell you: something far greater than this.

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Chick Magnet

I hadn’t lounged there Lazing in the sun For more than five minutes Before I saw her Pawing at my leg

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Sunday Morning

We have shared so well, you and I, from love’s deep cup, and shall drink once more…

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