A Snapshot of a Moment

Little Snapping Turtle Remember how you’d bite When your splashing went unnoticed When our silence gathered spite Little Snapping Turtle Remember how you’d kick When you sought the warmth of comfort Or when you’d fallen sick Little Snapping Turtle Sleeping … Continue reading

Warm Recollections of City Sidewalks

Poet John Wisdom posted a five line tanka on twitter which carried me back to my childhood.  The celebrating event defining summer was two fold.  First my hair would be pinned up into my “summer bun,” and secondly, I would … Continue reading

Song for Solace: Unentitled Roar

I have not attempted to write a song in decades, and I didn’t intend to write this one, though I was challenged to do so.  The melody and lyrics streamed through the open door I provided and I share them with … Continue reading

Our Changing World: It’s Raining in Anchorage

It’s Raining in Anchorage It’s raining in Anchorage. The glaciers have surrendered and the solstice draws near shrouded in brilliant endeavors The glaciers have surrendered The wanton path of progress shrouded in brilliant endeavors bleeds a murmuring of sunlight The … Continue reading