The day after Thanksgiving I had a little to smoke and sat down at the piano to fiddle about. This song came out. In the instinctive way that mothers look out for their children, it wasn’t long before the mother of us all, nature, provided a nice visual backdrop to the piece. I might developContinue reading “Snowfall”
Today marks my 43rd anniversary as a vegetarian. Turkey Day was the perfect day to reject an idea that had literally been spoon-fed to me but had worn out its welcome in my conscience: it is OK (delicious even) to kill animals. My nickname in college was “Veggie” because there were so few of usContinue reading “Veggie”
Happy to have my poem “Drawing” included along with so many other great writers from the Empire State in New York’s Best Emerging Poets 2019 Anthology. For the poetry lovers on your holiday shopping list you can pick up a copy from the good people at Z Publishing.
If my little blog was human she would be in the first grade now. They grow up so fast. Bob Dylan said, “he not busy being born is busy dying,” but my experience of life is a little different. I think we start dying at the moment of conception and even as we draw ourContinue reading “Bloggiversary 2019”
If you want me to disappear… If you want me to dry your tears I will do that for you If you want me to disappear I will do that too If you wanted to fly I would tell you to try I would give you my wings And give gravity the day off IfContinue reading “Disappear”