Daily Archives: April 12, 2022

RoofDragon

Watch her land and stand watch. Catch her spare spangled scales as they fall. Hear her talons scritch, the roared hitch in her song.  She’ll cover you in veiny wingsthe smoky ink of starry breaththe embered scent of sky. She’ll warm you, warn you. Teach you … Continue reading

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The Red Bricks 

was the red wheelbarrow (glazed with rainwater) full of them?  he doesn’t say,so maybe             (not) or maybe it didn’t matter.  besides,only the white chickens know.  :: Inspired by William Carlos Williams. And Twiglets:

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counting all joy 

Casting shadows on the winter sky as you stood there counting crows one for sorrow, two for joy…–Counting Crows  Everything counts in large amounts. – Depeche Mode  :: ponder petals, see how they wave in praise.  calculate cloud dragonsin their drunken-sky haze.  keep a … Continue reading

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two for the road

the night she finally (almost) left  1, 2 puts on the shoes  3, 4out the door  5, 6 in a fix  7, 8  too late, too late 9, 10 start over again   :: carry the 1  I got new rules; I count ’emI … Continue reading

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hope {and other smallish things that sing} 

she tucks it in pockets and lockets pressed near her heart, jumpstarted by its tiny zing. there’s a fleck of fuzz in there, too. a baby stone of azure blue. a crumb of sand. a strand  of scarlet string. a wee adieu. a fewtiny buttonsand … Continue reading

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