I’ve been enjoying the optical illusions at our local pool as I watch my children’s swim lessons and then the … More

Humid Haiku

June’s regular heat wave has been amplified by both infuriating current events and my personal heated conflicts. I think this … More


Sunset sprawls;Mother Earth’sexposed crownreadies for acareful clippingweeded and watered,watered and weeded. Don’t pour tearson serrated leaves;summer season’s slow,let latent buds … More

A Campfire Curse

Camping cursea cherry-glazed donutfire pitspews sour lavaamongst itchy chits. Remember,Satan is circular.Branches brownedform a bowtie blaze;his glow gathers us ‘round.

The Baltic Waltz

Lean back in a beach basket,take a sip of champagne sea,foam tickling,rolls of white waves join handsbefore bowing to brown … More