Why poetry?

Create something that surpasses a moment, in the angst and depth or grief, anger or disappointment. Don’t drown – be overtaken by the weight of the thing surrounding. Rather than succumbing to it all, you get to create something new you get to build something that didn’t exist before you get to fashion and carve…

A trick of light

like fractal light the boys dazzle me I see glimmers of goodness, chivalry, resolution and passion. They briefly shine in witty comments, thoughtful stares, or maybe an ability to dance. at worse case when the prism beam pierces I see them hold a child with fatherly care. These glimmers. could be hints of a future…

Living Rooms

There is a stillness A comfort, security, spirit-rest to the space Of a room for gathering. Couches cradle friends Feet plant on carpets And dim lights reflect on different places This is where I long to be This circle of shared space I’ve seen things here Prayer Laughter  Children squirming Sleep after Sunday meals Board…