Daily Archives: February 7, 2012

haiku day 7 for Facebook

(prompt: grief)   open suitcase packing black    

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Standing at a Sliding Glass Door in the Middle of the Nevada Desert

  Along our edges, ancient ages of cracked rock, stone faces scarred scarlet, amber, umber. Before my feet, cobbled walk and tattered grass well loved by small and playful feet, tiny furry paws. At center gaze, these breezy trees whisper … Continue reading

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Vertical Thinking

This place is a mess, unkempt. This heart is untidy, spent. How long does it take to get to the place you thought you wanted, the fragile life you know lies here, deep within these shells? I ponder, wonder why … Continue reading

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Sitting in our Lake Tahoe Treehouse, Palming Psalms

Before me, indigo glass poured out (You find me quiet pools to drink from) past the edges of this pine-pressed earth. Below, on sol-soaked silken sand (then I can start this day, sun-washed) my fairy dusted children race, dance. Along … Continue reading

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Years fall before she knows the strangled space between them is breathing room, that her heart beats to its own tune, that her violet soul can stand out, stand tall, staccato. She tastes her own name anew, sweet syllables a … Continue reading

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haiku day 7: haibun

peel her more slowly, l a y e r s shed, heart laid out raw yes, there will be tears    

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