A Gutsy Wind

I’ve been busy, and so I’m taking a leap of faith as the season slides into home plate. Thank you … More

Harvest Moon

Harvest moon Ripe for the picking Bleeds though cotton field clouds I pull the fluffy lint of the year Try … More


This poem was crafted for a contest asking writers to describe a surprisingly delicious food. If you have such a … More

Showcase Saturday

I hope you’ll indulge me in sharing one of my own.… Showcase Saturday

Headstrong Haiku

This month, I have been blessed with so many new challenges and new adventures and this smattering of August haiku … More


A sleepless bed grows bloodshot eyes––
cracked pavement sclera, stems hardwired,
blink-less blooms of flood and fire,
surrounded by barbed wire,
spiked perimeters on the attack.

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