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We are pausing on a bridge
over the dwindling stream
that crawls through our large,
local dollop of green, Bird Park,
because we always pause, she and I,
on every little … [ More... ]
art by my friend Marina Powdermaker. Find more of her work at https://www.etsy.com/shop/MarinaPowdermaker
where I am rereading the same testimonies from the same … [ More... ]
There’s no wonder here.
No wonder we are so
tight tense irritable. Sick more often.
No surprise, no wonderful
to see you, no more
pleasantries masking … [ More... ]
THANK YOU, TEDIUM
In the midst of the interminable news;
chaos and tragedy,
aftermath and predictions,
close ups and sound bites
that feed … [ More... ]
Superguy is a very private sort. I am too, in my way. There are times, though, when things need to be said, out loud and in public.
In a time when stress and fear seem like … [ More... ]
WHO WILL SING?
She gets older, this daughter of mine,
as do I, and the heavy question behind
each day, and woven now into each year:
what about when I’m … [ More... ]