A blackout poem I created from a few pages of Louisa May Alcott’s novel, Little Women.
People, you know, envy girls fond of luxury
Man of the Sea learned to carry her without complaining
Blue neck-ribbon, dressing her hair
looking nice, pretty or not
Bits of fun now and then Read More
I wrote this poem in 2008 when I worked at a dog boarding kennel. It’s about remembering the dog I grew up with.
It smells like her, that collar
Once tangled in fur,
now a decoration to my room
and a memory for my heart
Foggy, but I can remember
the first time I saw her
Like a frightened bear cub
hiding under kitchen table
An old poem of mine that I recently rediscovered while cleaning my room.
Maybe they’re hard to tame because
I feel them living in me
On me like a bad itch
in a difficult place
I want to pick them off
But my brain is an
and my heart thinks they’re
A sickness I wish I was immune to Read More
Reflect over lake, highlight treetops, cast shadows
in dark grass.
Magical spell, crickets sing
Hypnotize–makes one with hazy summer nights.
to make beasts of forest howl; worship. Read More
Spreading sunset, shadow towering sea
Designing distorted pathways to lighthouse
Cetaceans spreading moist wings, flying free
Leaping, wrinkled blue when performers douse
November’s white tumbles
Relaxes on October’s colors
Over and over again Read More
His reflection flies through the lake
Gray smudged over white
Clouds part for sun, awake
Inhales colors during flight Read More