Monthly Archives: April 2017


  Biscuits, brown-crisp on top, butter-tender inside, steam on a blue-flowered plate. Home comfort.   Cinquain form  

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Ten fingers, ten toes, but only one nose. Two ears, two eyes, but only one mouth. Two arms, Two legs, but only one heart. Ten fingers to touch you, Ten toes to tickle you, Two ears to hear you, Two … Continue reading

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I wonder what the world was up to while I was dreaming of caves and tunnels and babies is red-checked rompers? Should I turn on the news, listen to political cutthroatery and nerve gas and the latest news of poisoned water and … Continue reading

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Fifteen Minutes

Forty degrees and here I am in my coat over nightgown and robe, socks and slippers on my feet and my first cup of tea beside me, in my rocker on the front porch watching morning creep over the hill. … Continue reading

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Big Star

He was on the stage, lights shining on his golden hair, spangled shirt shooting stars into adoring eyes; jeans tight, boots polished, voice as smooth as ancient silk, sliding and caressing every word, fingers stroking sweet notes out of his … Continue reading

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The Golden Chain

“Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.” Thomas Dekker Sleep comes slow in deep waves singing soft notes in, out, in, out, dream tides ebb and flow, the moon pulling secret places, stories weave, their warp and woof … Continue reading

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The Game

Sun, a hoop, and a ball combined with a concrete drive and it is all they need, the two brothers, for a game. The older, taller by a foot, dribbles and shoots with ease, his superiority to his little brother … Continue reading

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