Monthly Archives: August 2013

Reading the Signs

Morning dawns ruddy, streaks of crimson bold against blue. Sailors take warning, a red sunrise signals bad weather ahead. But there is dew lading the grasses til the blades bend Earthward with the weight of diamond drops. No rain crow … Continue reading

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Night

It comes slowly, creeping around the edge of the day, softening the horizon, Blunting the edge of the day’s pain and fatigue. Within the shade of its coming my fire burns red, orange, yellow in a dance of heat and … Continue reading

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You

Your name is constant, on our lips and in our stories, always on our minds. about the time you rode a bike standing up on the seat and you were only five; and when you stole the gum and were … Continue reading

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