On Writing

Poem 9: Orbit

Orbit for Miller There is noseparationbetweena sun and her rays I orbit the planet familyfour humans two caninesfood shelter waterbooks film art When I wrap myselfaround her shiningtickle her wristsmell her skinI tell herI hope big love greetsyou every morningIt will she says it will In this orbitI am curled indevotedsmallyet each breath inis a… Continue reading Poem 9: Orbit

On Writing

Poem 8: On The Benefits of Hand-Writing A Letter

On The Benefits of Hand-Writing A Letter The smooth torso of an inked or leaded utensilPressed in a bouquet of eager fingertips Paper choice – the texture the smellThe rustle of communication  Electric pulses of language from brainThrough heart through soul – physical Extensions of emotions in cursive flow The gathering of thoughts in pausesLooking out… Continue reading Poem 8: On The Benefits of Hand-Writing A Letter

On Writing

Poem 3 – Maple

Maple It seems to me that theNine-arm double-trunkMaple outside my windowLoves the snow Appreciates the stingOf its honest coldRespects the refreshingHand-holding flakes spreadOver its bark like a cardigan The tree is a displayOf humility – the night sky’sGifts        received