a poem – Snazy

A timeless living statue  that I worshipped as my god.  The smell of his pipe. The gruff of his voice.  His obstinance in good humor.  A charming magician  that could do no wrong in my eyes.  Manhattan in hand.  Tending to his rose bushes.  Go pick an orange of the tree he would tell us. ... Continue Reading →

a poem – 1:04am

1:04am NIghttime The words come to me The sirens in the background  and the muffler of one car accelerating  In the distance a helicopter Busy night I hope folks are alright Although I now they are not Each box asleep or awake Holds its own  October 27, 2021

Propagating Succulents

Unrooted, grounded but floating. I think of the baby succulents I have been propagating. The newly picked or fallen leaves lay upon the soil to dry out a bit at the site where they were separated from the plant from which they grew. They lay upon a shallow layer of soil slowly growing roots towards... Continue Reading →

A Good Dinner Party

I have thought about a night like this since I held my sweet baby child in my arms twenty years ago. Tonight was the big payoff. My cup is beyond filled. Something I love is hosting or attending an good dinner party. By “good” I mean the kind of gathering where you don’t leave the... Continue Reading →

A New Home

This blog is a new home for my writing at a time when there are many new things in my life. All life is is a collection of transitions, right? Not good, not bad, just is. My previous blog was Leave The Light On. It documented my journey through stage three colon cancer, chemo therapy... Continue Reading →

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