Tag Archives: Life

IN SPITE OF THE DAY

The rain drumsSporadic staccatoYour breath is softRubato As the morning isForgottenWe lock eyesWith our screensWe become servantsOf our machinesWe are absentAs the winter sunLeans into sunset I thought about deathUpon wakingI thought about howLife on earth could simply beBreath-taking Why … Continue reading

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Flowers Open Up

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THIRD PRIZE WINNER

            A Short and Easy Method of Prayerafter Jeanne Guyon (1648-1717) I.Rest your palmon the soft, warm slopebetween the old dog’s ears. II.Picture sunlight traversing the voidto ripen the cherry tomatoes. Bees earnestly pollinatingthe cucumber … Continue reading

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Where is the future?

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What Remains

WHAT REMAINS There is a white, almost invisible line Where there used to be a thick, white scar And before that, an angry red numbness And before that The wound that opened For you to leave And be free of … Continue reading

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Garden Gate Keeper

GARDEN GATE KEEPER From the burnt grassHe staresAt the lush flowersIn her garden You see his faceHardenLike the wallThat stands between themAs if god had never seen themTogether The smoke of bad weatherPlumes and curls on the mountainWhere flags unfurled … Continue reading

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Being Alive

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Memories Pass

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Thanksgiving

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We Are Its Echo

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