A Bee’s Perspective

(Note:  I draw much of my inspiration from dreams, and recently I’ve been challenging myself to write prose as well as poetry.   This poem and the piece, The Vortex, are inspired by the same dream.) A bee, caught in a violent draught, collides with woman her body a salty concrete wall of frenzy, she is […]

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Strike Out

I would stand on my head, call in the big leagues, imagine fun, opportunity, but constantly meet with the wall of your limitations. My desire is innocent – impish maybe – dependable; hope to create memorable moments, but boredom is oppressive, and you are shutting me out. I am alone here, hoop jumping, giving of […]

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Setbacks

Today is where your book begins; the rest is still unwritten.  These song lyrics have run through my mind all night, keeping me from sleeping.  A perfect lead in to today’s topic. I am old enough to know that setbacks are not the end of life; they are usually just a transition point.  If you […]

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Racing Towards The Abyss

Ice, c’est Radio Canada.  Il est neuf heures quinze, et maintenant….. “9:15!  If traffic goes my way I can be at work by 9:30, and with a half hour lunch, be done by 5:00”, I calculated while racing through the yellow light.  My day had started early with a brisk power walk to get me […]

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