Monthly Archives: June 2014

Musings on a Young Tree

Lean, lean, lean deep Touch the wet ground Bounce, bounce, bounce high Reach for the clouds Lean, Bounce, Dip, Dive Too fast, slow down I hear your sinews groan I see your branches flail Lean, bounce, whoosh, whip Cannot slip … Continue reading

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Expand Your Adjective Imagination through Google Images

You ever wonder what an adjective looks like?  Well, you may not wonder but you’re certainly aware of adjectives. We use them all the time, except for Hemmingway, he really didn’t like them. Some of them are much easier to … Continue reading

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Musings on the Driveway Cracks

They said they would appear, The cracks that is, Eventually, Inevitably, Not hairline fractures Not superficial scratches But deep cracks, all the way Down to the times of sand That comprise the shifting Moving underlayment. Well come they did, they … Continue reading

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Musing on a Street Symphony

Rumble, rattle and groan The box cars and the bridge Compose a symphony Sweet reverberations Echoing down the street Canopied by the trees Each box car plays its part Wears anonymous art From city to city A free show on … Continue reading

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Musing on the Arhythm of the Falling Rain

Drip, drip, plunk Drip, plunk, plunk Full of junk Full of gunk The eaves are in strife Full of last year’s life Rain’s rhythm is playing Plunking eaves are grating Who will clean the eaves Who will stop this please … Continue reading

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Ode to a Young Hop Plant

Seven leaves and two tendrils Brave the fence line teeming with Untamed vines, volunteer trees and Voracious weeds. Beyond all conceivable Reach, the summitted realm of the rusted fence Barren and bitterly cold even in the morning Sun waits for … Continue reading

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A Valediction Forbidding Self-Awareness

Waking in the Dark. I awoke and as usual grabbed a pair of black shorts in the dark. No one could see me fumbling around naked in the dark looking for the black shorts. I clumsily put them on and … Continue reading

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