Bedtime Blues (poetry)

It’s quarter after The middle commercial break. Only 15 minutes more Until the show is over. I wish the show…

Darkness, Depression (poetry)

Darkness, Depression. A necessity for self discovery? Do I continue wallowing In the hope of some divine insight? Some insight…

Falling In Love (essay)

Let me tell you about the moment I fell in love with my daughter, Maia. You may be surprised to…

Like an Old Car (poetry)

i’m dying perhaps “wearing out” is more appropriate i can’t stand for long i can’t walk for long one flight…

Restless (poetry)

Restless, Inside. Thinking about too many things To concentrate on any one. Something inside me Is trying to escape; To…

Why Me? (poetry)

I’m alone. In a house with four people I’m alone.Why me? Why was I the unlucky one? I’d gladly change…

If Only … (poetry)

If only … Stuck thinking, Re-thinking about The past. What I did; What I didn’t. How different Would I be…

Cracked Pearls (essay)

Fragile Easily broken Delicate Vulnerable That’s the one … vulnerable. From the Latin vulnerare meaning to wound. Like that old…

Us (poetry)

At last … the planets were aligned, the Moon was in the right sign, the Fates finally resigned and allowed…

Our Time (poetry)

It had been a long time since we spent time together For us time together was defined by the accidental…

Memories II (poetry)

Surrogate Memories Snap the photo Move on Another sight “seen” Living through (in) the lens Life is only a series…

Memories I (poetry)

Memories. One or two pristinely preserved in technicolor. Others dissipating on the last page out of a ditto machine the…

Bridges (poetry)

A long time ago We were alike Although neither admitted it Or even realized it. We were on the same…

8½ Months (poetry)

round ripe ample plump heavy full voluptuous hands supporting and lifting arms embracing encircling the salient 3some bringing forth and…

Still Life (poetry)

Still-life But only still because a picture is frozen time. The way an LP is frozen sound but releases the…

Happy New Year (essay)

December 31st has become for me, perhaps because I am in early afternoon of life (around 2:16pm according to current…

Aspirations (poetry)

One by one each one succumbs to the conspiration ceases its respiration with one final Elliotean suspiration and the nurturing,…

Inner Critic (poetry)

POSER! CHARLATAN! IMPOSTOR! Who, me? Yes, me I am not (on the inside) What I seem (on the outside) I…

Growing Old (essay)

I am beginning to think that the purpose in getting older is exactly the thing that irks me the most—seeing…

Radishes (poetry)

Bit into an apple today it tasted like radish. Maybe it was the crunch or the sweetness that conjured an…

Leave me to my dreams (poetry)

Clenched eyelids fail to repulse the assault disturbing the dream — not a particularly good dream, but a dream nonetheless…