Set the stage. It’s long past time for a competant actor. Set the table. We’re overdue for an adult diner. Set the microphones and cameras; the witnesses must speak. Set the time of our deliverance from vulgar, conniving “Chosen Ones.” sunset broken promises remembered for dVerse Poets Quadrille […]
A rest from #haiku See you tomorrow!
Breathing hard. Heart racing like never before. I lean against a pine. The trail continues. But will I? Step by step by step. Until the rocky apex of Sentinal Dome appears. The climax of the ascent before me, I pour out the last of my strength to reach […]
Greta Thunberg sat alone outside her school. She had gone on strike to protest climate change. A year later, children throughout the world joined her. NYC students received exemption from school absense for participating in the strike. She even spoke before the UN General Assembly. For her courageous […]
Quarter past midnight. The last remnant of relaxing chamomile leaves a tangy, bitter aftertaste. “Zigzagging to the light” plays across my mind as I put down an extended meditation on mentorship in Robert McDowell’s Poetry as a Spiritual Practice. I’ll face the bed again. And hope to get […]