A poem for Emily Dickinson on Her birthday, December 10 In late 2019/early 2020 I wrote the following poem in and around Emily Dickinson’s birthday. “For Emily Dickinson” was published to Sonder Midwest, Issue V in Spring 2020 where it was paired to a facing page featuring the powerful and innovative artwork of Leah Oates.Continue reading “The Beetle or the Bellflower”
Break from the guard you’ve fastened here
and heave all husks into the air.
Red-wing blackbirds in legions rarely seen, except at dusk, are now making their mating announcement in mid-day sun. Their beautiful cacophony can be heard throughout the valley wetland trails of south suburban Denver. The Los Angeles skyline has been the subject of photographs, like those I took from rugged Damon Runyon Park when visiting aContinue reading “Isolation, Things Strange & Unforeseen.”