Daily Archives: March 25, 2015

readying for rain

.. we scrutinize the skies, list -en to the forecast, gather clouds and silver-stitch our names along their edges. we battle drought and doubt and drizzle, trade dry land for the steady thwap-thwap-thwap of windshield wipers. we pilfer puddled hope; … Continue reading

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that there poem

… was naughty, any way. what do we care if it ran away? we won’t miss its scream, or squall or sway. we’ll let it stew awhile in its own nasty juices. no more temper tan -trums or lame excuses. … Continue reading

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cinnamon toast and lavender tea

… we brown and brew, sprinkle and steep, keep secrets in spoons and abandoned crusts. we trust a pinch of sugar to sweeten and fill; worry not about the spill. …. quickly prompted  

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