The Night Before …

…  I dreamed a woman spread her muscled arms Balletically, then leapt high in the air curled into a ball, wrapped herself round herself till she was a colorful orb spinning spinning into space …   And you were there. You knew somehow what came before or...

Dreams During My Daughter’s Visit From College

1. It’s Mothers Day. Really? Okay. And my old boss is selling gift certificates. Great deal! Just $25 each. And each one buys Much more than $25 worth of goodies! Ways to pamper mom! I buy one for a mother I know, and immediately wonder Why am I spending my money on...

Birdsong

Early morning. The tree outside my window is plentiful with songbirds. Cardinal, blue jay is that a finch? I don’t know the names of these bright feathered visitors, each alighted on its own branch in a harmonious arrangement. And then, as if in answer to my wish,...

The Reading

I’m reading my poem about the deer aloud. I’m reading my poem about the deer aloud, but I can’t see the words. I’m taking out my glasses, so I can read my poem about the deer aloud. A child offers to read my poem about the deer for me. No, I’m too proud to let a child...