The Beetle or the Bellflower

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”

Isolation, Things Strange & Unforeseen.

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.”