Category Archives: Poetry

A Flicker of Hope

The chapbook I put together last year “A Flicker of Hope: poems written by a Wegener’s Granulomatosis survivor” is now on Smashwords. The chapbook was reviewed by some good friends who have also published small literary journals for poetry. Plus … Continue reading

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The Highwayman

By Alfred Noyes (1880-1958) I The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees,The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas,The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor,And the highwayman came riding—Riding—riding—The highwayman … Continue reading

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Poetry Thursday: The Travelling Show

Autumn’s End Amber stone hung low in the sky;Demeter’s harvest moon.A lone bird stirs in early dusk‘Mid pale and pearly blues. Frost’s fingers touch the cooling earthAs Ra descends—a westernDeath. Night lingers long as winter’s breathBreathes hard upon our necks … Continue reading

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Poetry Thursday

The traveling poetry show is at The Polka Dot Witch today. Enjoy the poetry. My offering is next: Golden Pumpkin Leaves, green-yellowclipped by cricketsworn drab by the desert sun You push to life:a destiny fulfilledfrom a small seed

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After the Leveling of the WTC’s Twin Towers 11 September 2001

Rumors flew in the mailroom as I stood hearing of two planes flown into the World Trade Towers, flown into the mercantile symbol of the world—acts of terrorists. “Tell me which airline,” I cried. “My brother works for United.” They … Continue reading

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Poetry Thursday

You can find the traveling Poetry Thursday at Left Handed Trees. My poetry offering is here.

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Poetry Thursday: The Last Post

Oops, I sent the poetry to my Scrambled Sage on Toast blog. Golly, I have too many blogs or I am losing it. Here is the poem. A Yellow Rose Imagine a gardenyour kidney–a yellow rose Each day you water … Continue reading

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