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 [...]

In that last moment before letting go (a poem)

One of the several poems I found coming to me just as I was getting ready to go to sleep for the night. (The title is provisional, since nothing better immediately came to mind…) The universe is off-center I’m just outside the eye of the storm where the winds whip me around in an ever-widening [...]