August 28, 2015

appearing at
the edge of the city
mountains
hundreds of
miles away


Atlas Poetica 21

August 26, 2015

electric guitar
every mistake
amplified


Gems Anthology 2014

August 25, 2015

wiping its droppings
off my sleeve
there's only
one way I'm
looking at a blackbird


Atlas Poetica 20

August 24, 2015

floating in the oil slick as a rainbow trout


Under the Basho 2015

August 23, 2015

he can't hit
the opening pitch
national anthem


Gems Anthology 2014

August 22, 2015

8 Foot

Sweat drips in my eyes.  In rainbows I see the arch of a jump shot but I wait.  Patient.  I didn't come to win but to kick the kid's ass.  Faking the shot he expects I drive hard to the basket.


summer solstice
I slam dunk on
an 8 foot rim


the other bunny, 2015

August 21, 2015

embracing
me a moment
the river
now flowing
downstream


Bamboo Hut, May 2015

August 20, 2015

exercise bike
the damned thing
just sits there


cattails Jan 2015

August 19, 2015

budding with the promise of privacy trees


Bones 7

August 16, 2015

divided highway
we don't speak
for hours


Gems Anthology 2014

August 13, 2015

reaching to grasp
a piece of sky
to have it blow
like air
through my fingers

August 12, 2015

edging the starlight the mountain's silhouette


hedgerow 38

August 10, 2015

smaller
in her sunglasses
my confidence


cattails May 2015

August 09, 2015

he looks at me
like I'm from another
planet -
in his headphones
Bruno Mars


Undertow 6

August 08, 2015

ripples on
the pond
small talk


tinywords 14.1

August 07, 2015

light snow
she brushes off
my opinion


brass bell, Dec 2014

August 06, 2015

she paints
her toenails black
new moon


hedgerow

August 05, 2015

I curse
the unexpected rain
forgetting
the sprinkler
left on in the yard


Bamboo Hut, volume 2, issue 1

August 04, 2015

idling
on the driveway
my anger


tinywords 15.1

August 03, 2015

buddhist monk
no attachment
to his e-mail


Gems Anthology 2014

August 02, 2015

driving home
with one headlight
evening sun


Gems Anthology 2014

August 01, 2015

having outgrown
the backyard
play set
only the wind now
riding the swings


Bright Stars 5