Category Archives: poem

No Hurries

I’ve given up on Christmas shopping … too hectic, and too stressful. So, in this time of looking for peace and quiet, I’m doing the simple thing … NO HURRIES no inching through long lines of traffic                             no worried look … Continue reading

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Advent Journey

It’s that time of preparation, for Christmas, for the turn of the year. It’s a time of looking inward and wondering about the past and the future, contemplating change … or not … WATCH-NIGHT we watch the candle                                    burn the … Continue reading

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Exchanging wonder

I’ve encountered deer face to face, almost nose to nose, bear, raccoon, and other wild life, and each meeting is a curious thrill, a wonder at the differences between animals, birds, fish, and mortals … EXCHANGING WONDER a bird bangs … Continue reading

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Help Wanted

The computer crashed and, once again, I’m caught in a confused morass of ignorance (on my part) of what to do when the hard drive is re-established … sigh …. HELP WANTED it opens a grey mouth masticates files                                            swallows … Continue reading

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With Nothing to Hold Onto

There are days when I wonder if I have done anything at all, yet I’ve been busy, the hours have flown by, but what can I see that I’ve accomplished? A poem or two, some critiquing, emails … WITH NOTHING … Continue reading

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Return

Remembrance Day is coming up. I’m sure anyone whose relations, whether close or distant, died in a World War has memories and questions as I do about my father… RETURN would the wind bring back the father who strides the … Continue reading

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The Invisibility

Hallowe’en: it’s Samhain in the Northern Hemisphere, and Beltane in the Southern Hemisphere, both beginning at sunset of this day, October 31! Not only trick-or-treat day, but the Eve of All Saints Day so anything can happen … THE INVISIBILITY … Continue reading

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