Category Archives: Poems

Lost Canyon Adventure

After graduating from college in California, we moved to Michigan, where my husband started law school.  The weather there is bitterly cold in winter and so hot in summer that life doesn’t seem worth living (before the days of universal … Continue reading

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Resolved: I Will Be Ruthless

Resolved: I Will Be Ruthless or The Ruthless Reptile Sheds her Skin No crime drama just an aging woman’s search for herself abandoned on the shifting shore of accommodation lost in the dryer with the single sock neglected in the … Continue reading

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Elixir of Ornery Moose

October 2016 It’s rifle hunting season in the Colorado mountains.  We – that includes dogs – wear orange clothing and patrol our mountain property, hoping to protect our moose, deer, elk, and bear.  Two weeks ago, during moose archery and … Continue reading

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Completion

Complete Me I am incomplete without: the red fox who shadows my tracks leaving prints and pee everywhere but hiding himself from sight; the moose whose blackness fades from view behind a tree; the grizzly who announces his displeasure at … Continue reading

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Crying Over Callas

Crying Over Callas Your voice, expressing the highs and lows the limits of human pleasure and pain in this our earthly existence Your voice, rich and vibrant, warm, nuanced, complex, multi-layered screechy in the modern medium of compact disc I … Continue reading

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D-Day Landings/Normandy Invasion June 6, 1944

The Cliffs of Normandy Fifty years after, walking on flat ground above the water, vast to the sight and empty yet, steel blue, placid like the black cows grazing on the furrowed field sky a colored mirror watching, waiting, breath … Continue reading

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Smooth Sailing for All Ships of State

Marital Ship of State Ego objects, but heart may await course adjustment to marital state gentle strength takes the helm guides the journey to harmony’s realm fair wind ahead – bear up and away loving limits save the day. Everyone … Continue reading

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Is Poetry Hard?

I I saw this sign recently outside a local restaurant.  Is poetry hard?  Not for Bob Dylan.  Being enigmatic, this sign evokes him.

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Academy Makes Magical Choice

Bob (Nobel Laureate for Literature) Dylan Words weave their magic soft voice of power spins spell Dylan wins Nobel  New York Times article on Dylan’s Nobel win some of Dylan’s influences

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Flycatcher Green

FLYCATCHER GREEN Welcome whistler better than sticky paper cheeps from nearby tree

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