As I draw back the fabric To open the curtain to the day, A blue jay lands on the feeder I stand at the window Cat at my hip. We stare awhile–those inside at out The jay feeds … Continue reading
For months the streets were dark, streetlights disconnected Citizens were shadows, businesses uneventful Difficult to see as one rides through the city. Cathedral security and vehicle high beams the only light puncturing the dark. The streetlights are back on now … Continue reading
Each with a goal to reach Personal achievement and recognition Fuel the ambition. Strong opinions match budgets Small voices carry the load, Data hunt via infinite variables Populations boiled and pickled. Until a story worth mentioning tumbles Shining as a … Continue reading
Grey clouds hang over the morning Creating a midnight blue canvas Sounds of the awakening city hum Buses idle, waiting to capture first guests Tires clap on freeway pavement Early birds sweeten the chorus Towers aglow greet morning shift steps … Continue reading
They march and they march To clinic and ward and ER They ask and seek and plead Stop the pain that makes the heart bleed The limb, the hip, the neck, the back Physicians are a revolving door Resolving this … Continue reading
One cold, morning moment she walked unto the porch After a night alone? Overcome with life follies she collapsed Fell to her knees Then slumped to the side Hitting her head on the cement She lay there as the snow covered … Continue reading
Yellow cab flashes passes its color through the city carrying unknown passengers to typical destinations.