A Poem, Some Pics

Given the schizophrenic weather we've been experiencing in recent months, I thought this poem appropriate for the occasion, and seeing as how it's about the seasons, I reckoned I'd throw in a few pics from hikes I took in 2 different seasons.  Enjoy, and please do let me know what you think. Changing Seasons Snowflakes … Continue reading A Poem, Some Pics

A Proclamation

Hello lovely friends and fellow Bloggers, and good day to you all!  I, Denny, a tiny fish in a really freakin' big pond, happy and fortunate prince of my own minuscule domain, do hereby declare and bestow upon you all the freedom to have an awesome day of peace, joy, and relative ease and heap … Continue reading A Proclamation

Elegy for a Stillborn Pastoral

I have been distraught by my failure to produce a single new poem so far this month, of all months the one during which I should, right?  What vague inspiration I have enjoyed lately has been insufficient for sustained poetic creation.  Until today.  Enjoy, y'all, and please let me know what you think. Elegy for … Continue reading Elegy for a Stillborn Pastoral

Alas, This Current Moment

via Daily Prompt: Foreign A wee bit of melancholy, defeatist wordplay for y'all today, born of my frustration over America's current, seemingly interminable political moment spurred on by a lying, mad bully beholden to despotic autocrats.  Quick, someblogger say something to cheer me up. Foreign influence campaigns leave me praying for rain to wash corrupt … Continue reading Alas, This Current Moment

Explaining the road rash on my forearm while working the register at Barnes & Noble

via Daily Prompt: Permit Word Count = 587 / Reading time = 2 minutes, 40 seconds I wrote this long poem in the summer of 2007, when my daughter was 18 months old and the circumstances of my life briefly allowed me to ride my bicycle, in conjunction with the city bus, back and forth … Continue reading Explaining the road rash on my forearm while working the register at Barnes & Noble