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Three Cinquains under the Moon (for Adelaide Crapsey)

This is my offering for Jeff Schwaner’s “Full Moon Social” celebration.

October 8, 1914

three silences
none harsher than your breath
dissipating into the night’s… 220 more words


My Poem "Ashes" Reprinted on The Reverie

My poem “Ashes,” which appeared in Extract(s) two years ago, has been reprinted on The Reverie Poetry Journal‘s blog:



One more for Elise

I thought I would post here, with her husband Steve’s most kind permission, the remarks I made at the memorial this weekend for Elise Partridge. It was a beautiful occasion, the afternoon. 873 more words


Writing 201: Poetry 5 - Paper Fog

I hope I’m not just being annoying by switching up the subject matter a bit. This has little to do with integrated spirituality, per se, but I guess if you’re willing, you can make an argument for most anything. 175 more words


Malvern Benches

Malvern Benches
Some have words, others do not.
Symbols of lives enjoyed, endured, cut short.
A life lived between eight numbers.
Some died young,
Some saw ninety Summers. 303 more words

Ode to Cigarette

The tip of the stick is lit
And a cheery fire begins to heave
White smoke waves hello and goodbye
As a mix of tar and fire fill the room… 199 more words


Ode and Elegy for the Men I've Known

Met a man today. Where were we? Red Cliffs Apartments? Everything here is red rock this river road bluff street Saint Stone in the corner canyon of sand. 562 more words