The window in the room where the poets played (a poem)

It’s double-shot Friday, I guess. Probably because of that second cup of coffee… Here at the table next to the window the light is dim throwing shadows everywhere Night waits at the window for silence to return when people sleep and only the rain still stirs The vase on the windowsill is happy it has [...]

Demarcation (a poem)

Letting the moment pass… The candle has long stopped burning its smoke has dissipated its light has gone The moment of silence has slipped into silence leaving only the sounds of breathing and the refrigerator’s hum There are no lies here in the darkness only the truth of what’s inside of me When the morning [...]

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 [...]