About the unwritten letter (a poem)

I almost didn’t get to writing anything yesterday… No matter how many pages                   how many corrections                   how many erasures                   how many apologies                   how many regrets Over and out 20,000 traps one chance, maybe two in a lifetime— and my scorecard missing… (19 May 2016—posted May 20th)

The things I write (a poem)

It is getting rather hot here in the Pacific Northwest (91º F where I am), so here is something I wrote this morning, while it was still cool enough to think straight… Brief scenarios flow from my pen along with impressions delusions devotions Some make sense Some make nonsense I discard some pages right away [...]

Remnants (a poem)

The September 5th prompt in The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your Writing Practice, by Kelli Russell Agodon & Martha Silano, is to write a poem ‘that confronts climate change, environmental degradation, habitat destruction and/or forest mismanagement’. It suggests a few words for inclusion: cage, habitat, dead, altered, destabilized, remnant, margins, mutilated. I used the words, but [...]