Month: August 2016

Smile Baking

I bake this smile To a golden brown grin It’s my choice How it curls upon my face I can set the timer To tender and loving Or longer To smug and smartass… you see I will shape it as I see fit Perhaps,…

Seeing

My eyes can only look outward. They seek, witness, and search No singular thoughts of their own Catching movement and color Concentrating on sound sources Sorting light and darkness Outside binary restraints Transmitting their way into an inner vision Processed with thought Mixed with…

Nacre

I open my laptop Hoping to find a pearl, A poem within The cold metal shell Warmed by my touch As the keys move with Currents, tides, waves Settling in diverse pools. But, sometimes poems Slip out as granules of sand Nuisances, unfiltered….Having Their…

Cat Watch

My cat does not pass judgement Nor does he profile. If he were to guess wrong About my sneaky movements in the kitchen, He has not made an assumption. He’s acting upon detailed information. For I have been known to Pass out a treat…

That’s Not The Intent

We walked the old trail Full of abandoned orchards Until we reached the dock. Smooth and new, sticking out Into the river Under an unfriendly sun. Others, on the dock …fishing with Umbrellas blocking the seeping heat, Their poles lying at their feet. Nothing…

Undone

There is a letter hiding Inside this envelope. Addressed in handwriting As if etched….on A print I recognize….. Familiar marks I wished, at times, I never knew Other times, I wished I had known better. So are our lives…..represented By this letter…… A relationship…

Perspiring Happens!

Funny, how many armpits there are Floating around. Most stay in their place. Every now and then One intrudes upon your space Making it difficult to concentrate Giving you the feeling that you need to escape Running to where the air is fresher…..  …

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