Category Archives: Poetry

A Mundane Conversation

Day 28 of the January Challenge: a 10-minute creative task each day. The task today was to write a boringly mundane conversation, then add the subtext. A Mundane Conversation – From the sick bed He: Is it a bin day? … Continue reading

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Penguins

via Penguins

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Childhood

It is an ever-recurring pleasure to relive vicariously the discoveries, joys and little triumphs of early childhood, whenever I see their glow shining in Ava’s eyes.

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Signs

Sparse, icy winds slink away under the banishing warmth of the sun’s stern glare, surrendering to the nascent spring song.

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Dark Rain Ahead, Hummingbird

Originally posted on O at the Edges:
Dark Rain Ahead, Hummingbird The black-chinned hummer buzzes my flowered shirt, bringing to mind the letter H, its history of an inferior life among letters, and a Phoenician origin signifying fence. An aspirate…

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