Category Archives: Poetry

Summer Haiku

These verdant mountainsfeasting on solstice sunshineand a thunderstorm For today’s Solstice Poetry Prompt from Living Poetry.

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Fraiku: Doctor Verse

Don’t edit yourselfPoetry is the feverLet it heal your mind

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , | 13 Comments

Andromeda

Andromeda Growing up, my girl next door was called Andy.I just assumed gravity would bring us together—like two galaxies slowly merging over a lifetime. It might still happen though we’re no longer neighbors—not that that matters in this age of … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

Fraiku: Politics

When conservatives claim government is brokenThey aren’t complainingThey’re bragging

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Honeymoon

Honeymoon They stand hip deep in the oceanawaiting the wave’s crescendo It doesn’t care how much they loveeach other— it will wash over them and they will either stand strongor be swept out to sea (For two prompts: LP’s June … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

Fraiku: Baseball

Crack— a leather orbclimbs to heaven while moonriselooms over left field

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , | 13 Comments

Mulberries Published at MasticadoresUSA!

My poem Mulberries in the Piedmont has been published by Masticadores USA. I encourage all my fellow poets to check out Masticadores and send them your work. All thanks to their editor, Gabriela Marie Milton!

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , | 18 Comments

I dreamt I was walking my dogs under the light of the moons.

I dreamt I was walking my dogsunder the light of the moons. The Greater Moon was full—glowing porcelain above our headswhile the Lesser Moon was a ruddycrescent setting in the west. We returned to the backyard and howled,all three of … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , | 21 Comments

Fraiku: Thunderstorm

Heavy humid heatScraped from exhausted leavesSummer thunderstorm

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

The sun’s no hotter

The sun’s no hotter It’s just the atmospheresoaking it all inlike a pasty beach bodywith no SPF Burning We slept too longskin red as a tornadoon doppler or a lobsterboiling in a pot This is the inheritanceof my angry children—blisters … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments