On the ladder (a poem)

An ekphrastic poem, inspired by my piece, ‘I’ve gone too far to turn back now’. There’s only a little bit left may as well have the rest Tomorrow’s looking the same as today which was the same as yesterday It’s not going to matter how I feel I’m reaching up for the next rung far [...]

Life as the architect of my own undoing (a poem)

I’m in the middle of an editing job, so I was running short of inspiration today. Here is today’s lone poem to emerge from my pen: Sure I know where I came from but that doesn’t matter much I don’t know where I’m going even though I’m pointed in the direction It’s hard to know [...]

50 things I have learned

I started this last month, shortly after my birthday—but then other stuff came up, and it kind of got pushed to the side. But, now it's done! So! Here is… 50 things I have learned Let the dog or cat smell your hand before you try to pet its head. Even the most open-minded person [...]