Full Winter

Here we are in the middle of an often gray and almost always chill winter. The season could be distressing until we take a moment to consider her purpose….

Loving It

Perhaps we can take a break from COVID and election stress to take a look at the incredible world around us, in our very backyards, our streets, alleys, and…

Autumn Haiku

Relaxed, warm, friendly autumn is with us here in Central Ohio. Pleasant afternoons, nicely chill nights great for sleeping soundly. Winter’s in the wings, soon to follow. Here’s a…

Seasons Near

August’s heat is not abating here in Columbus, Ohio. More ninety degree days ahead. And I can’t say there’s even a hint of fall in the air. Well, maybe,…

A Remembrance

Remember those childhood summers, when you leaped astride your bicycle and explored your wondrous neighborhood? All that innocence all that joy. Here’s a poem reflecting that gladness.                        …

Spring Turns Summer

Thunderstorms, chill, heat, calm, the seasons are contending. We can all feel summer in the air, though it’s not officially with us. A time for power, the power of…

Spring Slowly Arrives

Here in Ohio, chill, cloudy days are giving way to sunlight and warmth. Here’s a special invitation to the very next warm, rainy spring afternoon. An Invitation There’s a…

Spring Haiku

Here, a small selection of spring and spring-like haiku. Upbeat, as a warming season invites us to our gardens and our greening parks. Always keeping in mind our six…

New Spring

Here we are, self-isolating from a virus, as spring begins in a mist of rain, gray, and chill. But soon the sun will appear, and the dreary days will…

New Year Winter

Winter is chill and gray here in Columbus, Ohio, where the sun can disappear for days. But the sun always breaks through again, and winter becomes light-struck. There is…