Dreaming The Old Man

Through slanting doors and broken windows odd furniture in dim rooms old books and roses rotting with age I follow you, charts and crumpled maps and paper glitter like a lost hope– Sudden sky and wide water reeds along a shore under a silver willow you call to the other side. No limb or vine […]

Poets Colin Corpe & Glenna Cooke Green Lake Library Saturday July 14 4-5:30 pm Presented by PoetsWest!

Green Lake Branch Seattle Public Library 7364 E Greenlake Dr. N.    4-5:30 pm Free: Come early to sign up for the Open Mic Host: Rayn Roberts Colin Corpe will read new work.             Glenna Cooke’s new book is “Thresholds”               Special Guest Melanie Reed with […]

The Seattle Star is a Neutron Star

http://www.seattlestar.net/ Neutron Stars: If a star has between 1.35 and 2.1 times the mass of the Sun, it doesn’t form a white dwarf when it dies. Instead, the star dies in a catastrophic supernova explosion, and the remaining core becomes a neutron star. As its name implies, a neutron star is an exotic type of […]

Spindrift Literary & Arts Journal 2018

Spindrift Literary & Arts Journal 2018 It’s back from the bindery & it is stunning!  Join us for the release celebration: Tuesday, May 8, 11 am to 6 pm @ The Visual Arts Center 2000 Building Shoreline Community College My Poem “Elegy for Phil Hayes” appears in it, so I’ve been asked to read. Elegy for Phil Spindrift […]

Earth Day Warning

He wanted to heal her broken heart, hang lace in her window Give her a greenhouse rose, the unnaturally perfect orchid Fragrant spring to fill her house, But he made toxic cocktails at the bar Laid skulls of thalidomide babies Whale bone and relics from Dachau at her door. Mid-spring layers of acid ice and snow […]

If I Spoke

Originally posted on Poetry etc:
If I spoke from the heart and you could hear You would ride the sound Back to the beginning and see who you really are. If I spoke from the heart, my tears would be a river Running into the sea, an Ocean of sweetest water. If I spoke from the heart,…