Poet Commentaries

Adopting Forgiveness

July 22, 2017 // 1 Comment

Three nights in a row I awoke because of dreams.  They happen regularly.  They emanate from my experiences with adoption and my worry for my kids.  I know I must write and [...]


July 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

the indigenous of me the verge explodes beside plowed field   The poem below was for a contest where one had to write in 12 lines about the country one lived in. (the [...]

The Season of Breathless

July 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

In the back of my head is the next generation of poems.  I do not even know what they are going to be of yet, I may not enjoy writing them even but still I can feel them [...]

This Breath

July 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Wrong 101.  It is a required course that you never graduate from as you study towards your Master’s in “Joy” and “Fulfilled”.  As a Christian [...]

A Pinch of Sand

July 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

I am never quite sure how my family members, workers, and so many people like them that I meet inspire poetry.  I think it is because they are poetry translated to breath. [...]


July 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

This was written sometime ago.  It makes a difference to the reader as the distance of time from the story changes the empathy required.   DNR The slosh, slop and eddy of [...]

The Art of Marinating

July 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Art of Marinating Wagged tails and playful pounces, the focus is in the laserThere is a point, a caveat to the carrot Red lights flash turning me on, and off, pauses [...]

Same Old Story

July 8, 2017 // 1 Comment

There are favourite stories that just cannot be told to loved ones over dinner everynight.  They need an outlet, like strangers.  One of the reasons I enjoyed driving cab [...]

Eschewing Lead

July 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

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The breeze off the ocean through the shore’s pines, over that field of Durum wheat, finally finds my face. A greedy gasp taken. I turn in tomb toward a crevice in stone [...]

The Season of Wrong

July 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

There is no way to make exciting the “undone” and no way to explain this that I know of.  It really is not something easy to promote but it is a principle demanded of us [...]