She Kept A Parrot

Making a Fist Naomi Shihab Nye For the first time, on the road north of Tampico, I felt the life sliding out of me, a drum in the desert, harder and...

Happy New Year!! 2015 This will be the year that I die. Remember the old Buddy Holly song? Below is a late night photo that I took for a friend, Lemony...

When you are no longer required by civility to answer the phone or the door, When you are no longer required to go out into the world of work, When you...

Charlie, Look for what you know And you will see what you expect to see. Expect nothing And you will discover the magic and the mystery of life.

Charlie, you may squander the harvest But you must treasure the seed crop For therein lies the source of all new beginnings

This post, titled Euphemistically Dead, was published in The Woven Tale Press I liked their presentation and the layout of the piece. The online magazine features great work from some very...

In Memoriam The Vonnegut Maxim It is what it is Is true Until Of course It is not *(Vonnegut Image:  Kanellis.com)

Between the idea And the reality Between the motion And the act Falls the Shadow For Thine is the Kingdom Between the conception And the creation Between the emotion And the...

The Parrot Abandoned her icy Perch On  Monochrome Island In her search For Warm Breezes Bold Colors Sunshine And Magical Gardens Filled with Dreams Where the shadows Keep Their Secrets And...

A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be. ~Albert Einstein~