Poet Commentaries

Damn Weeds

June 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Season of Joy   scarred and rough limbs protrude from under raw hemp I clear dirty socks from bed and clip the old girl’s nails the winter rose stirs One thing I love [...]

A Haiku Explained

June 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

2017 06 10 the old vine the old vine draws me in the last ripe grape This was written for a contest based on the following quote from Voltaire “I have no more than [...]

Stone Wall Building

June 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Under The Covers Exquisite, that subtle rise and fall of the duvet.  How wonderfully it creates a pavilion for each inspiration and then knows how to draw close when the [...]

guitar string snare

June 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

i only ever found one alive, screaming, flopping, choking, fur run red with cut up blood, fresh from the sliced meat.rabbit stew. rabbit soup. rabbit in a crockpot, just add [...]

Sow What

June 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

I kinda like this poem and would not change a thing.  Sometimes they just come together perfect. Part of the inspiration for this was a course my worker and I took on lawn [...]

Garden Planning Time

June 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

I am doing a landscape design. Freehand sketches, sans computer.  It is scanty looking just as it should be. It is metaphors, inspiration and shade not yet come. To help the [...]

Pretty Random

June 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

His Hot Wheels were set up just so.  One day like a colour wheel, the next day by size or speed or purpose.  Being a good father I noticed, pondered the categories and [...]

Five Sevenths

June 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

There is of course a lead up to this poem.  The scars come from someplace. What was it that inspired it amd who is the enemy?  Yes it is tempting to tell you but then it [...]

Disturbed Placid

June 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

In the narrows seven slipped from hands onto rocks and under feet; eddies and spray as loved ones push back desperate again for capillary. The river swells surging over the [...]