Monthly Archives: November 2014

Painting the Darkness

“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.” ~ Mary Oliver “I am a forest, and a night of dark trees: but he who is not afraid … Continue reading

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The Other Side of Midnight

Meet me on the other side of midnight the place of song endings. Hold me up so I can touch the sky, the stars, the moon… Shall we dance among the wishing wells?  Dropping so many copper pennies in each … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading

At a recent event, a friend of mine (YES! I have one!) was kind enough to read two of my poems. Within the Dragons Dream and Disguised Poetry. I think she did a brilliant job and I love the “atmosphere” … Continue reading

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Standing Aside

You see me walking away and remark in a cutting voice – pitched to be heard –  how standoffish I am she doesn’t have much spark does she…? Spark? Look past the seedy exterior needing new paint and some rigorous … Continue reading

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To the Fountain Of the Palace Of the Bakchisarai ~ by Aleksandr Pushkin

To the Fountain Of the Palace Of the Bakchisarai ~ by Aleksandr Pushkin The stream of love, the stream alive, I brought to thee two roses, as a present. I like the ceaseless murmur thy, And lyric tears, still and pleasant. … Continue reading

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Poems For Moscow ~ by Marina Tsvetaeva

From ‘Poems For Moscow’ ~ by Marina Tsvetaeva   From my hands—take this city not made by hands, my strange, my beautiful brother.   Take it, church by church—all forty times forty churches, and flying up the roofs, the small … Continue reading

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The Window

“It’s too cold outside for angels to fly.” ― Ed Sheeran The Window ~   I don’t look out the window any more… the frost has crept across the glass and across my heart as well. The sunlight invites from … Continue reading

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