Category Archives: Poems

Favorite Season

I get to walk on jigsaw puzzles in my favorite season. Always footward my eyes dart from piece to piece, dream carpets and puzzles turning brown, pumpkin, cranberry, gold coin collections rusted, Chinese fans and willow tears silverfish, almond husks, … Continue reading

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Old Visitors

Two long-buried poems from a few years back visit me in this moment to express my current truth. The haiku was from challenge to distill an essence of your entire life into 17 syllables. Reflection How surface tension holds the … Continue reading

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22

I love multiples of 11. 22 happens to be the number of pounds I have intentionally lost this year. Equivalent to an auto tire plus two guinea pigs or one book plus 4 sticks of butter. 22 also happens to … Continue reading

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Polish or Polish?

Today’s word prompt is “polish” which I decided to read as Polish, since my focus has been there of late. Ever since February when my daughter was assigned to an exchange year in Poland (we are still awaiting confirmation or … Continue reading

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Squirrels

This baby squirrel has not learned to be shy yet and munched on a seed about a foot away from me today. While there is so much of concern in the world at the moment that could cause me to … Continue reading

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Puzzle

Puzzle Greatest jigsaw on Earth, Interlocking parts, sum of the great whole, Eight answers to how, what, why, who, where, when, by whom, in what measure will I love? The heart fills bit by bit, bee flower by flower. One … Continue reading

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Adrift

adrift & unmoored the realm of politics feels unmoored from my vision, this golden mishmash of languages and stories that make my country, make me. is not political personal as food or an ambulance arriving at 3 am? what should … Continue reading

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