Category Archives: Poetic Musing (Longer Poems)

RED AND GREEN AND BROWN AND GOLD

There is the red and green and brown and gold, fall shrinking leaves, which people beautifully that pair of Western Redbush trees that, catching slanting autumn light, shone from behind, do kiss my eyes. . . These trees I see … Continue reading

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ACCEPT THE MENDING TIME AND SPACE

When things get so cramped or so expanded, find a way that you can spread them out or else, embrace them, into a spacing that will mend. . . accept the mending, and resulting calm and understanding. . . breathe … Continue reading

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GRATITUDE EXHUMED

Gratitude exhumed, where you thought were only blinding mist and toxic fumes– not for the blessings obvious, those ones for which, you’ve probably done and said your piece, but for those obscured or buried in densely thorned and tangled thickets … Continue reading

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LET SUN AND BREATH BE

Let sun and breath be. Let them in when it is time. Let them leave when it is time. Let dirt and weeds be. Let them be just where they are. Their special nourishment and beauty is meant to rule … Continue reading

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THE CLEAR IS COAST

The clear is coast. . . But where is clear? Just when you crave it most? Seems everywhere, much clutter’s glutted, struggling, groping forth, with the easiest and most pleasing way obstructed, ramrodding not quite through, though banging some seeming … Continue reading

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THOSE LITTLE THINGS YOU DO

Stare them in the face. . . all those little things you find yourself too often doing, that don’t help get you where you wish so bad to be , but which take you to some other, lesser, crummy or … Continue reading

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SLEEPY, WEARY MID OF DAY

Sleepy weary mid of day. . . summer’s peaked– the year’s no more an up-and-comer, but that doesn’t have to be a bummer, when you relax and ride its ebbing tide and feel how to enjoy and be and do … Continue reading

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