Why?

Why did you choose to smile at the very moment the cat came crying for dinner and the couple across the street were hanging out Christmas lights on an…

A Poem for Autumn

  Autumn Hymn   Autumn like a cathedral of trees and sunlight in trees dogs far barking, the edge of cooling silence.   Autumn lovely in dying the deep…

Summertime

Here in Columbus, August is blissfully temperate, and the evenings have a pleasant autumn chill. A release from summer’s heat and humidity. Here is a poem for all seasons,…

Happy Fourth!

Remember your childhood Fourth of July fireworks, the wonder and mystery of still night air and bursting flame? Wish I could re-live those enchanted moments …  And here’s my…

Summer Arrives!

I’m posting this on the first Sunday of summer, 2017. A bounteous day in Columbus, sunny, windy, and mild. Here’s a poem about some marvelous creatures, creatures of flame…

Happy Spring!

It’s a lovely spring day here in Columbus, as May makes way for the first day of June. This evening, I’ll look up at the sky and remember this…

Are You Seeking?

If you’re looking for a hero find him in the afternoon lazing under a river willow line dangling in the water offering a worm with no hook.   If…

Spring Approaching …

Today started out cloudy and cold, then the sun beamed out for a while, followed by a brief snowfall, then sun again. And later this week, temperatures may rise…

And more haiku …

I’ve been writing almost nothing but haiku for more than six months now. I really like the form. Can’t explain exactly why, but do I need to? Here are…

Four Haiku

A haiku master said that a poet must write 3,000 haiku to create one excellent. I haven’t reached the 3,000 mark yet, but I hope I’ve written a few…