Six Haiku

a long summer ends many lives along the path grasshoppers lea— ping   seven sleepless autumn nights footsteps in the hallway– diagnosis cancer             left wing right wing one dead American bird— holiday turkey winter holidays pine trees ​chestnuts relatives fruitcakes   ​ muddy hiking boots utter exhaustion– green burial […]

Any Day Now

Nothing you were to think, feel, know, remains intact The givens all gone, the body unravels The soul does not exist: where spirit seemed to breathe A great hole deepens, a sea of liquid sound spills in Pure as God’s voice, moonlight-shoals and starry reefs In vacancies of time too wide to navigate, the soul […]