Poems

lessons in longing

waves of longing . . .

here.

You have never left me / While I, / I walked away / No response / I refused to look at you / I entered microcosms of the world. / You may…

hungry

I am torn / shredded / unattached / whipping in the wind / a door unlatched / a shutter turning on a hinge / bashing against the frame. / …

Three White Coats

normal is the setting on a dryer

one fine fall day

One fine fall day, / When I was wee / Stepped off the bus / just glad to be / school-free. / Skipped and fluttered / I to the door. / The …

Lessons in Letting Go

land teacher. me duh.

Be Still

Let me go, leave me, / Let me go into the deep. / Let me immerse myself into the quiet, / quiet myself into the stillness. / Before the que…

kitchen dance

um . . . fiction all fiction.

whirl of a wind . . . . .

a whirl wind tore a branch from my pear tree . . . .

More Lessons in Becoming a Hermit . . . .

small talk . . . eh!

think manly thoughts . . . . argh.

argh. / manly thoughts.

easy to live with . . . . ?

we’re all gonna die someday / might as well enjoy some time to play

aw shitski . . . .

. . missed it.

Hermit Lessons for free . . . .

people people people.

gypsies are . . .

open and honest / yet never tell the complete story. / fantastic storytellers / that live between the edge of / the world’s realities…

weeds of busyness

busyness / replaces living / when making a living / becomes my life. / The soul needs / s p a c e / for / truth. / art. / poetr…

Threadbare

Embroidered satin stitch brocade / black hand-tied silk tassles / Vibrant and shiny / the flowers strewn and bursting / over the rich text…