Monthly Archives: November 2012

BELLS ALREADY RINGING

I thought I was just putting my busy book shelves in order yesterday. I came upon a card, slipped in between two books, and I stopped and read it. That was not in my plan. I was out for order! … Continue reading

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UNCERTAINTY

ADVENTURE? NIC ASKEW does video biographies that are short and unexpected and thought-tapping. Here’s his second in the SHORT WORD SERIES: “THE ADVENTURE OF UNCERTAINTY There was a time when I looked for certainty. Certainty in the outcome of the … Continue reading

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SIDETRACKED

As I sat down, setting aside the book and its poem in preparation, I got distracted by an email message to which I immediately responded, and now I’ve misplaced the neat intro I imagined I was going to start this … Continue reading

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ALWAYS & ALWAYS

What are the words we want to hear? How does the sweet bird of hope call to us and lead us on? I was quite surprised to encounter a word I had not expected in a poem that was otherwise … Continue reading

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LEISURE

OMG, a poem that rhymes, that lives its life in matching lines! Timeless, retrograde, familiar and all on a page with space left over. No meaning deep that keeps me from sleep that just moments before had eluded me. I … Continue reading

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ENDANGERED

TODAY I AM GRATEFUL TO HAVE POWER BACK in our building. I feel as if that “Sandy” storm has blown away all my favorite messages that circle in my head as important from me to me. Before any more on … Continue reading

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