Monthly Archives: March 2020

The Last Session

She sat in his office and the sun filtered through the clouds, falling across her lap. She cried as she tried to put her feelings in words. Her therapist gave her time. Then he said, “I don’t know why I … Continue reading

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Falling All the Way Home

If it were just that easy Going home, I mean In dreams I visit there But I had to follow yellow brick roads Listen to scarecrows With straw for hair Ruby slippers never my style Looking to wizards to give … Continue reading

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I Always Need a List

Bees don’t know they are a dying species They just keep finding the flowers To make honey To feed the world Without money Ants don’t know their labor is noticed They ask not for guidance Diligence answers hunger pangs So … Continue reading

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Wrong Labels

If I disagree with you. I’m argumentative If I listen quietly I’m a sponge If I don’t voice my opinion I’m uneducated If I avoid a subject I am weak If I stand up and declare I am haughty If … Continue reading

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A Little Stirring

Meat, grains, legumes and veggies All in the pot I know some who ask every Ingredient Then choose to eat it—or not I stir it scooping up all in the ladle And eat it piping hot Flavors awaken when mingled … Continue reading

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Chiseled For Grace

I stood in the center of the arboretum And longed for trees Sculptured and tapered Takes far more labor than love I stood under a full moon And longed for attention Soon she hung so alone I couldn’t touch her … Continue reading

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Let it go

  Mourn not the seeds fell from my hand Worry not whose paths they cross Fingers weak that cannot grip Are only strengthened by what’s lost Blame not another for your pain Wind blows seed in every path Fields reproduce … Continue reading

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Comparing Apples to Apples

Is an Adam’s Apple a fit disguise A reminder we have swallowed lies Still choking on bits of fiber and flesh Gnawing on seeds caught in the thresh- Ing floor, choices made without our consent No hope have we but … Continue reading

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All that Sparkles, Is it Gold?

I didn’t look for Mars this morning when I woke up. I didn’t look for anything except my coffee and my books. I read It rises earlier than the sun and is further away from earth in March. I rise … Continue reading

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Stirring Winds

Do not fear the wind When it blows from every direction An assail poorly launched Distracts one’s attention Though you be tossed about Stand firm and seek low ground Till gusts of ammunition Surrender to their wounds But beware the … Continue reading

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