21 Mar, 2021

World Poetry Day: A Mother’s Garden

2021-03-21T18:12:44+00:00March 21st, 2021|

Mother’s garden, secret and circumscribed, grooms the smell of well-trodden moss to cloak the moonscaped sliver of silver beds. Scents of life teem with rotted death and swell.   Immortal in what is left, impervious to the fleeting beat of [...]

25 Apr, 2018

Comes Dawn

2018-04-04T01:40:32+00:00April 25th, 2018|

simple dawn stroked midnight purple reaches dew-fresh morn to capture deepest yearning.       Photo by Ronaldo Oliveira on Unsplash

17 Apr, 2018

The Suicide

2018-04-17T16:18:56+00:00April 17th, 2018|

I gangled all gawk and yaws, flesh blooming into the ill-fitted vestment of birth. You looked beyond the frill and lace ironed mirror flat against itself and, living the miracle, made me see its ineffable wonder so that I could [...]

11 Apr, 2018

Hope Declared Dead

2018-04-04T00:37:34+00:00April 11th, 2018|

Hope was declared dead today or so the headlines read, and I read those headlines in spite of myself for if hope was dead, why read further for reading further would infer hope was alive, and if hope was alive, [...]

5 Apr, 2018


2018-04-05T00:48:36+00:00April 5th, 2018|

Girl hitches a pin to the torn and tattered frock surrendered to dance upon a dry fall breeze. She tenders the clothesline across the yard filled with the rusting cadavers of a decade. A toaster from her mother's marriage lays [...]

18 May, 2017

Dancing Life

2018-02-03T02:20:15+00:00May 18th, 2017|

Living is like dancing ... You Waltz Salsa Improv 2 Step Dirge Ghost. Alone. Together. The line from free will to destiny is a Spirit dance. The choice commits between the boundaries of that which can only be seen and [...]

21 Jan, 2017

Tree of Life

2018-02-03T02:23:03+00:00January 21st, 2017|

TREE OF LIFE In the mist enveloping the scene, Those great Druids in my dreams stood poised to scythe the fruit of their tree, sacred CRANN BETHADH.   In my dreams, childhood reflections, they were more like the trees Grandfather [...]

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