“I’m back,” shouts October’s return,urging summer’s dancing hummers,to kiss goodbye the sugar-water feeders,and sweet pollen-laced floral beakers.“Move on to warmer places,”October’s chilled words command. It saddens me… Read more “October’s Return”
A Day of Possibility
Much too early to leave the soft, warm bed.Six pounds of Siamese cat, however, insists.Her velvet brown paw taps my lips,Her purr, like a motorcycle idling,pushes her… Read more “A Day of Possibility”
Frigid and white,
like political lies,
winter’s high notes
fall from the sky.
Naked Earth rests
beneath ivory down,
Like a Wistful Primrose
Like golden butterflies, aspen leaves flicker in themorning breezethat dares the sun to crawlabove the mountain peaksas it announces its intentionwith kaleidoscope clouds turningfrom pink, to neon… Read more “Like a Wistful Primrose”
Avian Antics in a Troubled World
Busty orange breasts take presence in the courtyard, wiry feet cling to a copper rim precariously balancing the full weight of each robin fat from a harvest… Read more “Avian Antics in a Troubled World”
Daffodils & Ice
Morning news, colder than the air that wraps my abode.
Pathetic in false relevancy to anything real.
Foolish spawns fat on toxic waste spewed from golden towers
thick in greed and power.
Painted Lady, Frayed & Worn
I am much like you.
I’m a gadabout
dressed in threadbare wings
still fluttering from
flower to flower…
Words that Sear — Walk Away
While a conveyor of human kindness prevails, there are those who fall prey to a provocateur with a whip that cracks through space and burns with words… Read more “Words that Sear — Walk Away”