TRANSITIONS: A HAIKU
the movers have gone
boxes are flattened emptied
shelves begin to fill
we’ve begun anew
telling our stories on walls
each pot placed with care
books we loved were saved
they nestle beside others
we’ve yet to savor
the bed has been made
clothes with hopes hang in closets
we’ve pruned the others
our essential tools:
picture hooks hammers nails screws
last night we slept well
there were no sirens or horns
no urban bedlam
our windows face trees
a red-shouldered hawk soars past
she bids us welcome
The first copies of my latest book, MERGING STAR HYPOTHESES, are now on the way to those of you who pre-ordered. Thank you for your support.
Copies are now also available through the publisher, via Amazon, and at select Bookstores.
The second volume of "AWAKE IN THE WORLD" has just been published. This wonderful anthology of poetry and stories from over 50 writers (including me) explores and celebrates the intersection between nature and the wild and the humans experiencing it, sometimes a little too close for comfort but always with deep appreciation and respect of its beauty and power, not to mention its fragility.
SEE AWAKE IN THE WORLD AT AMAZON
Reading one of my poems from "An Apple in Her Hand"
--- My wonderful writing group after reading from our anthology, "An Apple In Her Hand," to a packed crowd at inquiring Minds bookstore in New Paltz NY on Mother's Day! You can order on Amazon!
Please see this review of the anthology of work by my Hudson Valley Writing Group, “An Apple In Her Hand”. I am proud to be a co-author.
Available on Amazon!
April 6 These annual blooms always feel like some of Mother Nature’s greatest works. Here’s hoping they will last into our uncertain future.