Monthly Archives | December 2017

365 Drawings - Drawing 18: Woodpecker

Poem: Ash

Ash Written July 4, 2017 I had cut the grass on the Saturday. Pushed the mower around the lawn. Followed the cut fringe where I had already been in circles. I was nervous about mowing the last outside foot of the yard along the hedges. The garden snakes would sleep in along the hedge roots. […]

Poem: Poem 17

  Poem 17 Written June 22, 2017 I’m walking to the station. Leaving the business district. Dodging the firework crowds that pour down the sidewalks. On the subway I feel like I’m escaping. I unsnap my pink wallet and check I have cash for cover. The train moves silently under the city. It moves under […]

365 Drawings - Drawing 17: Killer Whale (Orca)

365 Drawings - Drawing 16: Snow Leopard

Poem: Transatlantic Flight

Transatlantic Flight Written May 13, 2017 I see them on the tarmac at Manchester Airport. My two English cats in their carrier. Recognize their crate and the sticker where I wrote their names with a sharpie. There have been delays and storms over Iceland are to blame, so we still wait. I’m sure our plane’s […]

Poem: Raft

Raft Written May 17, 2017   I don’t know who built the raft, it was big, heavy, unsinkable, and parked by the bulrushes when unoccupied. We stood on it wearing life-jackets and poked the boggy floor of the shallows with a stick, steering past the dock and diving board towards the bay’s middle. If you […]

365 Drawings - Drawing 15: Deer Study

365 Drawings - Drawing 14: Wolf Study

Poem: Frog and Snake

Frog and Snake Written Sep 24, 2016   Down by the lake’s edge I could see, in the shady water a frog half swallowed by a snake. His head was in the snake’s throat, his legs stuck out the snake mouth in frog position, frog knees bent. The snake wasn’t moving much as she was […]

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