Florida Room

Forget how you burned your tongue on the coffee this morninghow your feet were cold against the tile in the Florida roomthis one actually in Florida where you are visiting family Forget that you miss your cats terribly, all alone in your Michigan homewith no one to cater to their whims all day, only Kenny,the … More Florida Room

Sweet Chariot

To my dad, the traveling salesman Swing low, sweet chariot Roll down the windows for the wind Swing low, sweet chariot Done my sales and drivin’ on in I look over Jordon and what do I see? Crossing or’ the Cumberland bridge A sweet pretty angel, my lovely GeeGee Calling me to our sweet home … More Sweet Chariot

Wild Turkeys

At dusk, I hurry to writers’ groupdriving along an empty open stretchof a two-laneby the nature center I slow down, though, when I seewhat I soon recognize asa brood of wild turkeys,five little ones bookended by two adults They wattle in a straight lineseeming unaware of potential danger I stop to watch this slow family … More Wild Turkeys

Space-between Game

It is curious how easily I get lost in the jumble of tasks, five errands to run during rush hour traffic somewhere to be at a particular time but blocked by others doing the same While plunked down in stillness when I want to keep moving I find it’s a grand time to remind myself … More Space-between Game