Category Archives: Poems

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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Survival

Find any key to the sacred door. One spreads paste of poppy seed, diced date, slivered almond into pillows of cardamom dough. One mouths verses of dormant languages, birthing shut away pages to light. One baptizes fecund hand crevices, mulches past … Continue reading

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Harmony Today

There were many people around the world out in harmony today for science, and that gives me hope that people like my daughter with a mind at home in complex math and science will have a place in this world. … Continue reading

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