Clemency + Dispensation {Poem / Poetry}

Up before the sun (with good intentions) Back to sleep (with no intentions) Rise, shine, quadruped shuffle ground beans and hot water   sleepy-eyed talk of dance, and creativity what it means to be good at something to own what you put into the world without guilt or fear of being singled out   she... Continue Reading →

Date Damsel. (Prosery)

January, the transitional girlfriend of the calendar. Not like the other months. Her personality a mix of closing a door and lighting a bonfire; bittersweet memory and new imaginings. You meet her and instantly you're comfortable--she's a bit of extended December. She is the palate cleanser, the slate-cleaner she looks the other way and has... Continue Reading →

Reveal.

Might take a while but I think we all recognize the "good" in "goodbye".  Maybe not simultaneously or even assign it the same weight or meaning. Weightlessness is fine for wandering or aimlessly bobbing around, here and there.  But there came a desire to be grounded, certain, and that never happened.  It is then we... Continue Reading →

Untitled (but suggestions welcome)

"Note to self:  It's not the future that you're afraid of.  It's fear of repeating the past that makes you anxious. Keep going forward." ~ me. 30 Aug, 2014. Originally posted elsewhere (with a different image) a couple years ago today, it is fresh and bright this morning. Alone in the house with things that hum.... Continue Reading →

Sign[al].

Monday night concluded Week One of this new chapter in rural Virginia. We hear cows lowing through the woods, when sitting on the front porch.  And coyote through the back woods, when on the back deck.  The coyote are not lowing...they're doing something that sounds like a werewolf movie; just as cool as the cows... Continue Reading →

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