Author Archives: landl30

the floor creaks – July 16

7.16.2018 the floor creaks when he moves on it, yoga windshield-wipers turning knees to right, arms to left.   houses, bodies, all reveal the stressed turnings that time steals.   he should notice, his friends say, the tread that is … Continue reading

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blessing – June 23

6.23.2018 Isaac reached out his hand and set the words free, powering of their own changing things forever no taking them back.   bless them in their joys and in their sorrows, I said, in their life and in their … Continue reading

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old shoe – June 19

============ 6.19.2018 the old shoe tells its tale worn, inside and out, fabric solid and comfortable a friend in need that has molded to its wearer.   replacements compare, but none quite so kind. ==========

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irish quilt – June 20

6.20.2018 the irish quilt, green and ruddy gold pastiche, pulls me in.   earth born, air sent, solid weaving of an ancient spell sings to me blesses us   above, above, our marriage bed. ===================

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root forgiveness – June 14

6.14.2018 I asked the root family for forgiveness this morning, the one’s that I dove deep into, trailing every last noodle to their safe places beneath rocks and ripping them out from probably years of spreading. My back went out … Continue reading

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this year’s crop – May 23

5.23.2018 kholrabi, romaine, romas and peppers, zucchini and cucumbers all for to share.   for wonder and pleasure, of course for some eating, as much for the joy of abundance that’s there   some things feel joyous just so for … Continue reading

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so much for eden – April 28

4.28.2018 flat calm pond, mated swans and canadian geese paddling near one another   bufflehead ducks dabbling around the edges and new muskrat buildings rise   calm, calming, serene.   two new geese soar in beautifully o’er the tree surround … Continue reading

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