Monthly Archives: April 2015

travail – April 16

4.16.2015 clog footed chefs, hoopa sized beer steins and dot sized dishes that singe and sing and lift the senses to new enjoyments of the pleasures in creation.   travail indeed. blessed work, effort, burden   of wonder. ————— (in … Continue reading

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hard rains – April 15

4.15.2015 hard rains drive down upon grounds ready to receive   seeds, weeds and all in between bless the falling. ———————-

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borders – April 14

4.14.2015 thin like a rapier sharp as steel hawk nosed and young   we talk across borders of business and youth   wandering voices striking fire and spark yet opaque   how do generations hear one another when texts have … Continue reading

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april and each other – April 13

4.13.2015 working in the yard people stop to talk comparing notes   first softened day dogs walk and neighbors gawk   with no compunction or competition   no mighty roses or patterns to get in the way   of enjoying … Continue reading

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raking out – April 12

4.12.2015 raking out the winter leavings   making words and works out of compost   where earthworms transform debris into destiny. ————————-

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spring gardening – April 10

4.10.2015 dirt digging upending old boundaries   spade hunching wending spending deep   to turn over dis-lodge undo what was before   for the sake of new. ————–

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blank possibilities – April 9

4.9.2015 blank page filled with unspoken words   not yet condemned condensed into jottings   open. possible. intuiting. maybes. until   the page is un blanked into a specific   good, bad, or other.   then it’s gone. ——————–

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running clear – April 8

4.8.2015 the streams are running slower but clearer this year   no rushing rains pouring pressures keep the sludge   from rising to mar the surfaces transparency   like years unwinding above below reveal   the true heart veins that … Continue reading

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bummer – April 7

4.7.2015 no poem tonight not feeling right that’s all there is so nothing bad night. —————-

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young players – April 6

4.6.2015 young players on the stage   newer voices at play   in the story we all enter. ————–

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