Holding Tight

The letters twist to and fro. As if they knew the scribes struggle…

Layers of Life;

Layers of life fold like an onion. A worker can stop and pick from a field. Layers of life Cause joy and confusion. Lay awake, and count the stars in profusion. Orion a star A hunter, a fighter. Gatherer of glee. A summon. An answer. A Jubilee. The strong thrust of reason. The small pull…

Winter’s Casement: Poetry

    The trees whisper silence.   The mockingbird has left. Death. A still throbbing Silence Mourns the rampant winter. The trees, torn from a raging wind Lay silent  Cased in their icy tomb.  

5:45 the Writer Wakes: El Yunque

The cheerful ringing of the chimes outside my door wakes me. Sitting up I yawn languidly and think pleasant thoughts of coffee, scones, and my hike through El Yunque National Forest. It seems ages since I drifted into this memory, floating still in my head like a balloon without a string. It was quite a trek…

Poetry: We Suffer an Unquenchable

Come back home to the peace I know we’ll find. A peace for both our hearts To sign. Your curious smile flickers across my dark day.   Your smile lights up these blustery cold days. My skin longs for your touch. My eyes for your being. My ears for your voice. My whole body for…