You Told Me You Wrote 6 Angry Poems About Me

I ask you to write a poem About the picture I take of the moss-green house You say the photograph says more about the photographer Than the subject, I think this is poetic wonder If you stole the quote Two awake birches Two sleepy plum trees Two drowsy tea trees One sneaky stair case One Continue reading “You Told Me You Wrote 6 Angry Poems About Me”

Connection is A Meal Not A Snack

I wrote a poem today about consumption. It’s easy to reduce ourselves to byte size pieces fit for digesting in our social media saturated realities. Whether that’s interrupting our gorgeous sunset panorama to make sure the flattened, pixelated experience pleases our friends and admirers or swiping and stacking dates desperately as if our oxygen willContinue reading “Connection is A Meal Not A Snack”

Featured By the DewDrop

This month, millions of us over the planet are staying behind closed doors in unison, away from our jobs, activities and the people we love. We’re keeping ourselves and one another safe from the reaches of COVID-19. It’s an indefinite pause from our ordinary lives that might bring boredom and loneliness, or it could beContinue reading “Featured By the DewDrop”

Riding the Tide of Critical Change

I like this passage, because it describes the Augusteum– this grand shrine the emperor erected to house his remains.  He couldn’t have imagined the site having any greater historic purpose.  Yet, his ashes are stolen, and the mausoleum goes through iterations–a fortress, a Renaissance garden, a fireworks depository, and a concert hall.   Right now, our lives areContinue reading “Riding the Tide of Critical Change”