Friday, May 29, 2009

Word of the Day

Meaning: a poem in which shepherds converse

Thank you, Merriam Webster, for this entry. But, seriously? What a niche genre!!! Would any one care to submit a poem in this style?

Tuesday, May 26, 2009


longing for the sound
whip-poor-will on the back stoop
singing summer nights

Monday, May 18, 2009

rain like drums

i am terrified
i am scared
i am not centered
time is roaring past me
i need to stop
and see
i need to feel
i need to be

Sunday, May 10, 2009


I am not centered.
I am scared.

Friday, May 08, 2009

5:00 a.m.

clear mind of chatter
focus on lilting bird song
early spring morning