Hey all, Check out my spoken word work: For those that like to read along: Spring Broken brown bits, crisp crumbles of last year’s green and several dozen types of leaves, crust over spring growth. Like asthmatic ash from Vesuvius Killing whole swathes of grass roots and […]
Noticed, driving back to work from a therapist appointment How the truck floats, light On the road passing dark bare Mid-fall trees, between traffic lanes, standing strikingly proud in the noon day bright shining sun, A denuded maple, leafless elm, two green pine Don’t look dead, or dejected for all of foliage’s failings But strong, […]
Ruckus winds rustle up dust and pollen Much to my red-eyed stuffy nosed chagrin Blowing snow mold from greening grasses and picking up Spring’s pouring puddles placing them in soft slow cumulus clouds that patrol above like sentinels on watch over birds scouting for nesting real estate and us walking the recently unclothed yard hunting […]
Walking in waist to shoulder Frost crowned grass standing Silent, still, and stiff the first to thaw and dry in the weak late year sun A forest within the forest On a frozen November morning Hard rutted truck tracks, Tread design clearly visible Like dinosaur footprints Serve as finely fossilized records Of slick rain soaked […]
Fall fell sudden a broken arrow from an old archer’s palsied hand Leaves crisp brittle as ancient bones tumble desperate In the yard Catch on the lawn a stick, a puddle fence post any thing that holds. ~~~~~ A little outta season, I know, but it is my favorite of seasons.