Monday, December 28, 2009

Dead letters

I thought

you would be everywhere,

in every hidden face

behind gold.

Read on ?

Sunday, December 27, 2009

The Letter

As my fingertips glide on
the faded page,
now aged to a golden hue,
your words touch me once again,
parting thoughts from a true friend
lost to the everlasting.
continue here

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Christmas Cards

Christmas cards trickle in

one, a few, a batch of ten

from family and accumulated friends

Some close, some you never see

but most of them ... entire poem

Sunday, December 20, 2009

December 21st

New snow dusts the yard / cold, grey Indiana morn / jeans crack, chafe each step

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Saturday, December 19, 2009

Santa Runs A Sweatshop

Ol’ Santa runs a sweatshop,
that’s what the papers say.
He never gives the elves time off,
not even Christmas day.
I read it in the paper.
They told it to be true.
I read it in the New York Times.
Oh what are we to do? please continue reading...


Deer alert and still,
stare at motionless hikers,
snapshot breaks the spell.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009


Lifting lips From a now swollen nipple Grinning down at brown pools Meant for drowning in Expectantly watching for some sign of love on the edge of reason Read full poem at

Sunday, December 13, 2009


Sun bathed lake shimmers.
Shafts of light in the water
impale darting fish.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Monster Poinsettia

I rise up flat-back springing from the waist/ Acupuncture needles hanging from my face... Yogi Mazuh [the Mp3]

Come Lie With Me For A While

Come lie with me for a while

let's give our souls the time they need

to align

Just you and me

and ... entire poem

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Forties fading fast / five days till I turn fifty / milestone or millstone?

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