Noticing 3 the world wide web

Noticing 3 the world wide web

Out of the corner of my eye, a small brown bunny darts from garden to garden as I sit on my front porch watching the wind play in the trees, going over my day… Mid morning, I see people deal with the downpour through the large plate glass windows at Charlotte...
Noticing 2 sunshower

Noticing 2 sunshower

Woke up with a dream about a lost little Alana in an airport. In the dream I kept retracing steps down hallways and stairways and was not finding her. The panic of time running out rising. Upon waking and sitting up I said to myself “it’s not a dream. I have lost...
Noticing 1

Noticing 1

Poet Ross Gay has got me noticing. Noticing how grief and sorrow are at the circle’s beginning that ends with the joy and delight of living. Or, is it that the circle begins with joy and ends with grief? Maybe it depends on the day, the season, the era, or the hour....
Why I write Poetry

Why I write Poetry

I don’t have the eyesight To be a beekeeper Science requires an eagle eye for detail It’s the big picture for me I don’t have the ear To be a musician Music takes me away Someplace inside hand-eye coordination I lack and I am slow to react Way too competitive to enjoy...
The Voyageur

The Voyageur

The Voyageur In his grandmother’s Korean Catholic sanctuaryPews for 500 filledI shared the story of John singingfrom the back of the canoeU2’s “I still haven’t found what I’m looking for” I wasn’t surprised that so many therefrom so many diverse circles mourning as...