Trees are cotton plants cupping budding clouds, ready to pluck in the backbreaking August heat.
The stirrer matures in the muddy night,deep pools of black for him to glide.Living fossil, his snout points high,relic of … More
This poem was written for a Rhythm & Rhyme’s ~ on the rails of … Grand Funk Contest. Enjoy!
This week’s Petite Pen was inspired by an AllPoetry brevity contest~25 words or less to the following paint-night image. Will … More
This week’s petite pen in picked fresh from AllPoetry. 30 Words or less to this vibrant painting by Julia Rigby. … More
It was over in a blink, this month of frolicking fun, and I think the haiku I wrote reflect the … More
Asleep on my watch Camouflage waters Conceal peeling waves Army green mesh Militaristic surf Corporal winds inspect the turf The … More
I’ve been enjoying the optical illusions at our local pool as I watch my children’s swim lessons and then the … More
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
As much as I resist schedules, I’m thinking Tuesday might be a lovely day to post a new Petite Pen. … More
Back when watermelon used to have seeds before it was bred out of ‘em, my two sisters and I would … More
Darkness tests the light. Cavernous years of living; hope’s forever bright.
Woven wood flairtwo-tone rattan chairsof cafe in open airpetit le plat, grand la note,creases in the charm. Brown tower ballgownsparkling … More
Camping cursea cherry-glazed donutfire pitspews sour lavaamongst itchy chits. Remember,Satan is circular.Branches brownedform a bowtie blaze;his glow gathers us ‘round.
This week BulBul’s Twenty Word Tuesday Challenge asks us to take a “Turn.” Join us. Summer’s porous fruit barely begins … More
Lean back in a beach basket,take a sip of champagne sea,foam tickling,rolls of white waves join handsbefore bowing to brown … More