Friday, December 21, 2018

I Wonder Now in Bethlehem

I wonder now in Bethlehem
as shepherds still tend sheep,
is the grass upon the hills
coarse beneath their feet

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

RCP

That he died is not important.
He did that only once.
That he lived is everything.
He did that every day.

ⓒ 2005

Monday, December 17, 2018

The Egg-Tossing Contest

We were the last couple you’d choose
to preserve anything fragile, still
at the company outing that year,
we enter the egg-tossing contest.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Bethlehem, A Longing


I wonder now in Bethlehem
as shepherds still tend sheep,
is the grass upon the hills
coarse beneath their feet

Friday, December 7, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Monday, December 3, 2018

Outside the Subway

I was dropping my coffee cup in a trash can
when this guy said, "Hey,
you got any coffee left in that?"

I said, "How do you take it?"

The Shoes


What do women want?  What do women want?  What do women want?  Shoes
In every hue.  Designer shoes

Saturday, December 1, 2018

An Empty Vase

    An empty vase can be cobalt blue barely reflecting light coming in the window, dim like the last row of trees on a weste...