Poet Commentaries

Is the Fridge Light On

November 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Is the Fridge Light On…(I know) Bagged Joy In the Cellophane Church the killing floors are hidden and feathers do not fly. Sustenance in a box. I hunt joy. I get the [...]

An African Man

November 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

An African Man   Somewhere in 1966. Somewhere between boyhood and manhood I was sixteen the train trip from Ndola in Northern Rhodesia and Queenstown in the eastern Cape [...]

Sticks, Stones and Nemo

November 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

It is hard to believe but this next poem was written while I contemplating bleached teeth that are just way too white.  Teeth, like the first stanza of this poem, need to [...]

Time for a Strop

October 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

A Time to Strop the kids fight parents get thick skin horse ass strop The perfect angle feels right. The pressure is on point.  There is no stutter or skip in the [...]

Get Lost

October 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Get Lost At three years old my mother sends me out the door and plunks me on my tricycle.  “Get lost”, she says. and so I did. I almost failed because even at three [...]

Happy Anniversary Sandra

October 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Just some thoughts for my wife on our anniversary.  It has beem 36 years today.   “Bunnies are smart i put treats on the cage and it only took a week for her to find [...]

Making Pathways

October 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

No Picture
because this post has “a moral” and a bit of fiction I make it here on my writing web site.  I have included a video of my grandson’s point of view.  I [...]

Shadow Master

August 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

The following write is inspired by nature.  Things grow weird you know and my job in a garden is to prune them.  It would be ridiculous to try to control the amount of [...]

The Door Mat

August 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Between the left and right wing, that is where my temple is. Yes I know your causes.  I will point out that even nations when they fight know enough to pretend to obey the [...]

Snowed In

August 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

In Ontario the minimum wage will be hiked.  It is exactly what we need but it is not that simple.  “Metro”, a grocery chain in the province, has said it will [...]