Biology Lesson

Posted by on 6:39 pm in Poetry | 2 comments

Sharing an umbrella is good
Sharing a meal is better

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Old Stone Lantern

Posted by on 6:37 pm in Poetry | 1 comment

Old stone lantern
In the star jasmine

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My Daughter’s Room

Posted by on 5:51 pm in Poetry | 2 comments

I step into my daughter’s room
ladder, brushes, tape and paint
blue for walls
brown for beams
white for trim.

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New Year’s Eve 1956

Posted by on 6:06 pm in Poetry | 1 comment

I am 10 years old – on TV Milton Berle is wearing a dress
My grandmother’s basement is full of us –

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Jazz Musicians

Posted by on 8:09 pm in Poetry | 1 comment

For the cats with the cases and shades

Back of the bus and bottom of the bin

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Writing Under the Influence

Posted by on 8:12 pm in Poetry | 0 comments

It was at the end of a working day
You and I and small talk

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