Property of

February 26, 2014

Feminist, womanist woman

pulls on her leather cut

Property of–A sign of respect


February 24, 2014

Like freeze-tag

I am a frozen statue

 in an awkward pose


Brother Lawrence

February 20, 2014

Brother, will you share a pot?

Let me stand in your kitchen and stir beside you

Learn the sacredness of the mundane.

I Don’t Wait Well

February 18, 2014

I don’t wait well

I mutter in the car

smoke another cigarette, flip the filter

Provence Blue

February 18, 2014

The sky is the Mediterranean

the tablecloth my son brought me from du Var

the fabric I purchased which matches your eyes

February Sun

February 15, 2014

Rare intense February sun

melts hearts, snow, bones.

Chickadee, Nuthatch, Wren

February 12, 2014

Incisor beaks race for the seed

war and climb the feeder

hang upside down 

Iris in the Ice

February 12, 2014

Hardy green stalk
Insistent on the light
Pushes through the snow, covered in ice

Scrabble with my Parents

February 12, 2014

86 year old minds may beat me

they’ve lived well

Scrabble proves it.


February 5, 2014

I don’t believe in bliss, Joseph

I believe in life

Follow your life, Joseph

Get out of the way