Category Archives: Poems

Leftovers

Ovation O happy tree, whose glad hands Pass along seven loaves Of broken sunlight – Teach me to sing In your susurrus chorus, Lifted by an unseen wind. 7/28/2019


Take Warning, My Delight

Hem Red sky, red and pink Orange and purple and gold and blue All aflame in effulgent glory The hustling clouds cannot quite contain Halted, astonished, embarrassed, amazed Stained with excess incandescent grace 1/11/2020


Breeze

Unfinished Cat On a porch, With a purring cat, I have welcomed the spring sun. Such a cat Should not be moved By the call of lesser chores As I pet, Her claws dig in; And I have other thoughts. From my lap I must resign her, Unsettled; but I must go. 7/29/2004


Riddle

Beloved Son Which one of you, if his son begs for bread, will give to him a stone? Or if for fish, will give him then a serpent? “Bless me—me also, O my father!” he cried out with an exceedingly great and bitter cry. But he was rejected, for he found no place for repentance, though he sought it diligently with tears; Read More