“Cancer: A Paean,” “Legacy,” and “The Three Nuns: A Contrapuntal for Voice and Canvas”
sneaky sniper, taking us out
more than a hundred types of ways.
A name change per each organ,
tissue, cell you invade…bronchus,
lung, prostate, colon, uterus…
From the shade you surface Read more.
“A City Dweller Dwells on Nature,” “A Spirit in the Woods,” and “Of Writing and Flying”
I read somewhere nature doesn’t matter
to city dwellers—not so, did you know
flowers appeared 140 million years ago
Tulips out-valued gold in some places
Orchids draw their nutrients from thin air
and flowers, they really do have powers— Read more.
“Autumn Song,” “Wang’s Xiao Flute,” and “London Pieta–July 7, 2005”
the body disabled
is most times a cacophonous suite—
moans, a cry, a groan in fortissimos
mounting fading to and from abrupt
as misguided antibodies
rhythm forward, injure receptors Read more.