Author Archives: landl30

Adirondack

9.19.2020 [adirondack] The first treeto fire into autumnhas turnedand the smell of leavesand fire sweeten the airjust like last year and the yearbefore and the year before, though perhaps a bitmore beautifully this year, all unknowing of wildfires to the … Continue reading

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anarchist nights

6.5.2020        [anarchist nights] a young platinum haired boy in shorts stands facing a wall of hazy confused newspaper panels they appear like smoke before him as he raises his imaginary toy ramming device to knock them down. it’s all … Continue reading

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Old friend tree

5.17.2020 [Old friend tree] Old friend tree laid down today in the middle of the night, in the middle of rain and dark and a quiet slip over when too much weight and soft soil combined to say it is … Continue reading

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over time

3.29.2020        [over time] skin, eyes, hearing, bursa, back, hips, disk and spine, gums and hands, fingers, thumb, trigger fingers, toes that numb. fuzzy throat, coughs that wheeze, tickle that requires unease. stomach sensate, heartburn thrall, prostate danger, urine small. … Continue reading

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Good Friday — the road not yet taken April 19, 2019

4.19. 2019 Good Friday…[ the road not yet taken] through the years I know I’ve tried to understand God and conceptualize to comprehend and  follow and try to get to know him to make my choice to be his man … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Poems

3.11.2019 [A Tale of Two Poems] you get up later go to bed earlier and you nap in between. hmmmm… prep? —————- you get up later go to bed earlier and you nap in between. hmmm. works for the cat… … Continue reading

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Ashes ashes

Ashes, ashes, we all fall down. But not yet and not now nor scattered on the wind, ’till, yet commingled with all whom we loved and have been loved by, we rise.

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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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