Tag Archives: poetry

Rising, Just Steadily Rising

This has been a blessed day in a blessed market town.  New, this is, as new as can be: 20 September 2015 20 Rising, Just Steadily Rising The mother of all of us—rivers and branches, and dry twigs and leaves … Continue reading

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Pain to Be Shared. Be Well, All of You.

29 June 2015 29 Pain Has Just This Place Pain has no living place where kindness may, in good faith, conceive and breed. This is sad pain’s resting place, a series of doors down a hallway that’s heartless at need, … Continue reading

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Oh, Hello Again!

Yes, it’s been that long. Yes, I’ve been seemingly quiet, but no such thing in real life. Soon to follow is my latest report, but first I want to share a significant part of the soundtrack to the work I’ve … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Of course, I saw the new year in in my customary way: alone, and singing. Here is what I heard, as live as may be, and unedited: 1 January 2015 1 Begin as You Mean to Go On Most candles … Continue reading

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Bessie’s Testimony

Bessie’s Testimony The title of this post is a near-mystery, and for that reason I wish to honor and publish it. It came up when I tried to copy and paste the verse text to follow into my Word file … Continue reading

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For You

27 October In Memoriam for Jay, most luminous of corvids If you will, please go back to the very first post of this blog, and note the date on the poem there. Here’s a link: 3 June 2014 RAIN HARP … Continue reading

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In the Sweet, Salt Bye-and-Bye

I just put up a post that was entirely prose. Forgive me! That is so unlike me, and I cannot let it stand. This happened last night: 17 October 2014 14 In the Salt Bye and Bye Twine and untwine … Continue reading

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Meta-post: True Souls

18 October 2014 Metta, True Souls! Soon after starting this blog, I recall noting that the visitors revealed by my site statistics were remarkably diverse. This has continued to be the case. I am really amazed and very, very pleased … Continue reading

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Requiescat

A few days ago, one of my most beloved authors died, at a good but still too-early age. I learned of her passing yesterday. Zilpha Keatley Snyder, more than any other author for magical young people when I was both … Continue reading

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Procession

The last line is what it is because of the way it sounds: It sounds like where it comes from. 30 September 2014 23 One Morning, Midnight, Day One day I’ll join the heavenly choir, and when I have, you’ll … Continue reading

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