Letting It Be

a flash poem inspired by my new We Shall Dance with Mountains friends…   Letting It Be soft paused cat nose to velvet bumblebee nose children down on the beach yelling to one another in self-created language: “Unda buda!” shout lungs “Oggie...

Loving to Pieces, Autopoiesis

Flash poetry (created and shared online in <10 minutes) inspired by an amazingly prolific and resilient researcher friend. I turned a research abstract into a poem on the fly for him. That's me apparently: nerdy poems on the fly, no waiting. Isn't life...

On Marrying a Poet

Chris Toll said The job of poets is not to explain the Mystery. The job of poets is to make the Mystery greater. Terrific, said Daniel, but my question was: where do you want to eat dinner tonight?

Fear asks: why create poetry

Fear asks: why create poetry when there’s no apparent market for it? In response I craft an ocean of poems dive deeper into our quality and quantity our silliness and seriousness our purposeful purposelessness our playful connection and disconnection...