Category Archives: poetry

morning poem, Jan. 28, 2019

The morning sun on the bare trees Dead in winter, but alive in the light

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morning poem, april 25, 2015

It had been thirty-three years But I knew her the moment I saw her She had changed, of course So much so, that I am now surprised that My recognition of her was so immediate and sure. . I was … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, April 17, 2015

WHAT POETRY SHOULD DO   Real poetry gives true names to things. It’s an act creation and an act of order, Like man giving names to the animals on the first day.   There are a million things to be … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, April 16, 2015

. Morning Commute . The road is closed There’s a train on the track And ten cars behind you now So you can’t turn back   The road is closed There’s a wreck up ahead Blue lights are flashing You … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, April 13, 2015

. AT SIX THIRTY-SEVEN .   When I looked out this morning, light was everywhere In the rose clouds and on the green lawns, lush as carpet. It filtered in streaks and rays between the blossoms And the new, golden … Continue reading

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Morning Post, April 10, 2015

. TIME TRAVEL   When I travel in time It is always to the past And never to some fateful or auspicious day. . No.¬† I land in some snowy morning When school has been cancelled And the kids spend … Continue reading

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Mid-day Poem, April 8, 2015

. After The Rain .   After the rain the air was clean But the sky grey,and the clouds drawn and thin As if exhausted From pouring out so much in so little time. The season ticks on The blossoms … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, April 8, 2015

  . Summer Romance: 1965 . We were just kids And it was summer Who knows how we got together Maybe I asked my friend to tell a friend of yours. . Whose car was it that we had half … Continue reading

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Night Poem, April 7, 2015

– THE ROOFER – He is short and nimble over the top rung of the ladder And onto the steep, slick slate He steps lightly on the fragile layers As if onto the grey scales of a dragon. He does … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, April 5, 2015

Easter Poem What can we do with this man now? They must have asked We killed him And now they say he is not dead We¬†cannot find his body And if we killed another, just to create evidence His followers … Continue reading

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