August sneaked up on me. I should have known it was coming when the first day of summer happened. Well, I did know. The summer solstice, a day that I used to look forward to, has become a reminder that winter is on its way. The days start […]
3 Line Tales Lalo via Unsplash We were born free You are free too Join us in living
I’ve seen many crows flying around in my town for the last few days. These are sizable birds. When I see birds I think they must have a message for me. Maybe some of them do. Crows are able to recognize people’s faces. Is there a crow out […]
I feel I’ve lived a thousand lives I wanted to write a poem about reincarnation. About the knowing I have that this life, in this body is just one of hundreds. Maybe one of thousands. I wanted to express, in verse, the joy of understanding that I am […]
Week 144 Andre Benz via Unsplash Was this the road to the promised land? Believing it was, we began our journey. What will happen if we’re wrong?
Do you dream of saving the world? Do you draw up plans when you sleep at night? Have you studied the heroes both super and mortal to learn ways to make things right? Is your heart pure? Your aim sure? Can you toil in anonymity? Do you compost […]
The dog was ready for a game of fetch. He watched his human fixedly as she raised the ball overhead. Then time stopped.
Don’t even think about writing a poem about writing a poem. That’s just the type of thing you like to do, isn’t it? I know your type. And please don’t start choreographing some modern dance piece where you stand on stage and talk about Doris Humphrey, asymmetry, and […]
FLASH FICTION FOR THE PURPOSEFUL PRACTITIONER- 2018: WEEK #41 Lela sat on the couch and reached under the end table for her tennis shoes. Her fingers found a sizable dust bunny, but no shoes. ”Again?” she asked as she dropped to the floor to have a look. For the […]
Griselda crawled out of the ocean. She took her first hungry breath. It was time to claim her birthright.