Tag Archives: Poems of Reflection

Dominical

Dominicalfor A.   I tried to reach out to you…after so many years of silence,of knowing we were both still aliveand yet we no longer talked. It wasn’t even indifference, because,well, I believed that that could never be,and it wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Pigeon Feeder

The Pigeon Feeder I know I should have said goodbye to you so many times before today, but I was a silly woman, always drunk on hope, polishing her rose glasses for a better future. Sometimes you made it so … Continue reading

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Piano Lesson

Piano Lesson<<*>> Oh Abuse!It is a complicated melody,so hard for me to play.Return and repeat,with an introof strings, sweet passages,until the drum rolls roar,until the life threats roll,until the childish tearsfall down a woman’s face,wide-eyed fortissimoand trembling in staccatoform a … Continue reading

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Mutant Bevy

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In A Slow Drift

In a Slow Drift   I won’t let you slip into the fog off the shoreline, so that when I call out to you, you don’t even hear your name. The truth is… it’s too sad to admit..that we have … Continue reading

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Recycled Life

Recycled Life I thought of sending you an old thought one I have been carrying on my back since forever. It continues to reappear in different forms, but it’s the very same as it always was and it always appears … Continue reading

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When I Used To Be A Poet

I still remember when… I used to be a poet. When a phrase, or dream, or vision had that alchemy, to change into painted words upon a page. Then that feeling of urgency overtook me and I rushed to find … Continue reading

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Roads

Roads The green road leads to somewhere.. tree-lined with butterflies flitting in the flowers; it promises life. The blue road appears to end underwater but it’s just an illusion, as it stretches on and down, a soothing oblivion. They intersect … Continue reading

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Crows Look Down

Click on the title-link below to hear it recited to the music that inspired it: “Dodd’s Shakedown” by Jeff Russo and the Prague Philharmonic Fargo Season 2 Crows Look Down Driving down a familiar highway day in day out One … Continue reading

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Lawn Candy

Lawn Candy +++++++++++++++++++++  My Ridgeback stalks the front lawn. Stands on point, I sit back to empathize Squirrels are Hershey bars that temptingly zoom out of reach. We have not eaten sweets in a month Their tails dangling tauntingly, furry … Continue reading

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