Author Archives: J

About J

Just poetry, in several forms.

It Will Not Let Me Rest

I won’t let it rest, either: 26 June 2017 34 Love Held Strong I don’t know how to work a heart that pounds like hooves all night, all day, and won’t lie down and let me go to sleep no … Continue reading

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After the Bloody Assizes

More has been going on than I can capture in words, in prose. As always, song conveys so much more. This is what I presented the last time I read in public. I knew then, and stated, that it was … Continue reading

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Happy Hello

It’s been a while, but I’ve been working. Here is something I read at a local gathering a few days ago: 3 April 2017 3 Without the Lilies’ Leave Without the lilies’ leave, I could not read these lines to … Continue reading

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Fate’s In a Roil

I wrote a pretty good post for this piece, then lost it in trying to upload it.  Thank goodness I always compose real poems in Word and copy and paste my new lines here. Just so you know, it was … Continue reading

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You Can Never, Never…

…not have told me this. My mind dreams asleep, awake, and my spirit is always singing. This world, this earthly world in which I live, each September is rife with young new animals and food and, although we know the … Continue reading

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Season of Mists

This time of year, my neighbors think about fungi. Nourishing, healing, entheogenic–whatever they mean to any one person, they mean fascination to me. Of course they are intelligent. Of course they communicate, with each other, and with us. Haven’t checked … Continue reading

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In This, and Any Other Hour

Less than one hour ago: 15 August 2016 13 All Feathers, Under Skin She’s laid aside the supple skin of woven silk that graced your nights for such a long, uneven time, the ghost who goes through shaded lights and … Continue reading

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