Summer of My Childhood

OK, this is boys’ stuff, for sure. All the annoying pranks we played. We must have driven our parents and the neighborhood a bit crazy. But there was an…

June Haiku

Spring is moving toward summer, with rising temperatures, super-humidity, and impressive thunderstorms. Here are haiku for the changing seasons and beyond.   new spring morning park wide-greening dog after…

The Book

Spring has arrived, and with it pleasant, airy days, cool, restful nights. So long in coming, so greatly appreciated. Here’s a love poem for this greening season:   The…

An Invitation

Early spring days in Columbus, sometimes cold and gray, sometimes sunny, bright, sharply chill. We await the season’s warm green arrival.   An  Invitation   There’s a rain arriving…

These Clear, Starry Nights

We’ve been experiencing sunny, though still chill, days here in Central Ohio. And nights clear, away from city lights, to look up at the stars. These dark night skies…

It Might As Well be Spring?

February’s leaving soon. We’ve had a few warm days here in Columbus, including a 70 degree anomaly. Spring’s on the way! I can feel it in my bones and…

Haiku for Winter

Well, not about winter, but perhaps refreshing to read in this cold, gray weather we’re having here in Central Ohio!   springtime carousel the melody of horses   her…

Purpose Winter

It’s true, this winter has been very cold, difficult to deal with, but the season has its own beauty, and its own deep purpose.   Purpose Winter   Stillness…

So Long, Winterpal!

  OK, it may be a little early for this one. I celebrate winter, but the season can also be really trying. Hence:     So Long, Winter-pal  …

Winter Thanks

  We are thankful today for the light fading in embers for trees, frost-barren, that will flower forth in spring for the great black dog who romps friendly in…