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He recover’s no thought from nights past as his eyes trace a cold wet flow to his feet
The moon’s glare sings the night into a quiet trance beckoning shy fireflies to dance… 191 more words

Life Poems


Suds of panic form on her brow as her mind travels through a goblet of time resting once in little spaces escaping back to reality where thinking isn’t hers. 144 more words

Life Poems


I said I will find what is lowly
and put the roots of my identity
down there:
each day I’ll wake up
and find the lowly nearby, 212 more words


Morning Poem

Every morning
the world
is created.
Under the orange

sticks of the sun
the heaped
ashes of the night
turn into leaves again

and fasten themselves to the high branches— 118 more words


Confessions of a Recycled Shopping Bag

I used to be a plastic bottle

I used to be scads of masticated wattle

I used to be epic spittle, aka septic piddle

I used to be a pleasant colleague… 76 more words


Five Haiku

Spring rain;

Rain-drops from the willow,

Petals from the plum-tree.




Reading the letter—

It has been raining also in Edo,—

The spring rain! 47 more words


You Are the Penultimate Love of My Life

I want to spend a lot but not all of my years with you.

We’ll talk about kids

but make plans to travel.

I will remember your eyes… 146 more words