Category Archives: Poetry

generations

feeling the change coming in our far reaches, we tried to warn the trees we love of the bending and breaking to come.

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The Obstacle

the stone the rock the mountain the other      the creator            of rivers           of canyons           of rapids           of revealing weaknesses           of scorching language           of conspiracies           of inconsistencies           of the focused mind           … Continue reading

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The Breakthrough

When you look through the choppy water you wonder if those dark rocks are really black-eyed sharks And the grassy seaweed is really phosphorus eels. By the way the jellyfish are really jellyfish …and maybe the stinging kind. It doesn’t … Continue reading

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Porkbellies in Cantango

    “No one ever went hungry investing in metaphors!” he said patting his belly. I wasn’t prepared to argue. Nor was I prepared to waste my magic beans buying a pig in a poke whether it had lipstick or … Continue reading

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Disposing of the Body

Its the decent thing to do, so I thought. Being ‘Now’ I need to get rid of that decrepit old guy lurking in my future to say nothing of that kid following me around. Saddle shoes, really? The obvious problem … Continue reading

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Haiku and other Three-legged Thoughts

Basho rides his frog into the corral of the ages -a rodeo of the succinct! traffic sounds may talk that way to skyscrapers but never to a forest Sunlight reflects off the moon to glimmer on the pond. What a … Continue reading

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Synapse

The rolling thunder of a jet at night, the dried leaves flickering the pathway; a hollow stump full of owl hunters nip whiskey and tilt a hideaway lantern to the north revealing the wind that snaps branches.

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