Greenroom. (Poem)

A slow-glowing firefly rests where the cottage red garage door meets the pebbled tan foundation.   It lights, labored, out of breath from a long summer winging warm night air.   Across the gravel, honeysuckle continues a thin late bloom.  One must come so near for barely a hint of perfume that filled the entire … Continue reading Greenroom. (Poem)

NaPoWriMo. #2. (Poem)

You and I have grown past love the way a child grows past a sweater  or wears down the heels of rainy season rubber boots You and I have fished for love  the way a 'coon paws murky ponds, half in/half out in shameless hunkered stupor  grasping at anything -anyone- to fill the void and … Continue reading NaPoWriMo. #2. (Poem)

wordbomb: June 21.

re·la·tion·ship riˈlāSHənˌSHip/ noun: relationship; plural noun: relationships. the way in which two or more concepts, objects, or people are connected, or the state of being connected. "the study will assess the relationship between unemployment and political attitudes" synonyms: connection, relation, association, link, correlation. My ear hears this poorly. My heartscar feels this in defense and … Continue reading wordbomb: June 21.

October’s Waltz.  Poem.

​In pre-dawn still The wind comes once every Three minutes, bellowing deep in the trees Slow, picks up speed, then stops. dark ghost train winds down, swapping arrivers for departers Whose gossamer trench coating shuffle wet Leaves adhere, our front window stained chapel glass between worlds. Warm and dry, tamed storming, unpredictable rowdy Timetables of bluster … Continue reading October’s Waltz.  Poem.