Poet Commentaries

Nights, Seem, Stormy

January 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

    I do not write a new poem today.  Time is taken to compile and to purposely share.  Poetry is data not a selfie. It tells us something.   What follows are [...]

Stupid Dog

January 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

    You would think he would not be out of sorts, frollicking about as he is, pawing and kicking up winter, jamming his muzzle into every hole chasing the scent of [...]

Blazing a New Trail

December 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Oh don’t kid yourself You want your little rut to be paved and trafficked, made into a TripTik and recognized by Google.   So Geocache it leave a note where and when [...]

Fine Hiding Guide

December 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

He paced.  Usually along the edges, too close to make for a comfortable walk, it was never a stroll anyway, his steps alternated between shuffle, exaggerated measured [...]

The Big Yellow Toboggan

December 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

This is the second write up on my bus driving days.  This one written as a haibun, with haiku sprinkled in so you cannot miss the point; every story has a point.   [...]

My Little Ditty

December 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

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bellows so much lung capacity to blow smoke dug up by a chain gain, hoisted by a chain hoist the whole operation manned by people bound; the pattern of the links twenty four [...]


November 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

There is some old money in the old country, this always makes me suspect of my roots.  Perhaps slave trading is in my genes; or pirating.  I comfort myself knowing there [...]

The First Snow

November 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

It is like a switch being turned on.  I will say “it will snow when it snows” or “we should not expect anything until Christmas”, pretending to be [...]