Monthly Archives: April 2015

old friends – April 20

4.20.2015 I can’t do what you do anymore, he said   I’m just too tired, too fuzzy.   Don’t wait for your bucket list, she says, after eighty it just gets too hard.   And yet there they both are, … Continue reading

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delicate intensity – April 19

4.18.2015 the chiseled, tattooed, pony-tailed chef places paper thin wafers of parsnip onto stone platters in patterns of three   the tweezers pluck each from his hand as if from fairy dust with delicate intensity.   then a dot of … Continue reading

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holocaust -the bondage of death – April 17

4.15.2015 a long slick narrow bridge over waters filled with death   hate filled people gleeful in pot-shotting at random victims   a gauntlet of terror each movement only forward   unsure if the next moment will be the halted … Continue reading

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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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