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three poems


inspired by A.A. Milne’s

When We Were Very Young  

and Now We are Six,

to Sis

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Do You Have A Playful Frame Of Mind?

Live and Learn. We All Do.

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I’m Sorry

As a child, I played a game called ‘Sorry’ with my grandparents. I could say it is loosely based on Ludo, but whilst the luck element looms large, there is a significant amount of thought and strategy needed. 492 more words


Random thoughts about my childhood

Laptops to Palmtops

When I was younger and technology wasn’t so advanced yet, I thought laptops would evolve into “palmtops” – something like the Chines e-dictionary that we used. 985 more words


What are some of the things you recall from your childhood?

  • I once killed a fly and afterwards, I felt horrible and held a funeral for it…
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thoughts on hearing about the death of Adrienne Rich

You can read Adrienne Rich’s biography in The New York Times obituary, which calls her

…a poet of towering reputation and towering rage, whose work — distinguished by an unswerving progressive vision and a dazzling, empathic ferocity — brought the oppression of women and lesbians to the forefront of poetic discourse and kept it there for nearly a half-century…

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I guess I would drink the cool-aid..

I sat in the backseat of our minivan, this must of been the late 80’s to early 90’s. My mom was driving the car and I remember us passing some old city by a river. 16 more words