‘August’

August   The beautyberry bush blooms just as school starts. The green berry cluster comes out about the time the yellow school bus pulls up. Summer's green purples, like the bruise on my middle-left toe, taped to its buddy. Suddenly … [Read more]

Tweetspeak Poetry: Reading in the Wild: July 2018 Pages

Published August 3, 2018 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2018/08/03/reading-in-the-wild-july-2018-pages/ … [Read more]

‘Revenge’

Revenge is juvenile sic 'em with a poem get the last word in rhyme, attempt ragtime say it slant leave love … [Read more]

Tweetspeak Poetry: How to Start a Revolution in a Reading Notebook

Published July 19, 2018 * This post is only available to Patreon supporters. https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2018/07/19/how-to-start-a-revolution-in-a-reading-notebook/ … [Read more]

‘Reinata Caridorada’

Reinata Caridorada   hot sunset steals the gay light among once-wildflowers dead from drought where oak and cedar meet — small birds   glean. We grab phones, snap males sporting black eyeliner females flashing … [Read more]

Tweetspeak Poetry: By Hand: Sorting

Published July 27, 2018 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2018/07/27/by-hand-sorting/ … [Read more]

‘Crepe Myrtles’

Crepe Myrtles   The technology of these perennials astounds me, accustomed to trees that never turn and grass that turns too soon. My blooms lag behind these sentinels of sidewalk. If I could resist my mountain nature I'd … [Read more]

Tweetspeak Poetry: Children’s Book Club: ‘May I Bring A Friend?’

Published July 13, 2018 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2018/07/13/childrens-book-club-may-i-bring-a-friend/ … [Read more]

the RMNP poems: ‘Twin Sisters’

TWIN SISTERS   The lodgepole pines did not shield. I was too hot, too tired never made it to either summit I dream of trying again in September  (Mom’s month) when aspens burn  Next time I will try  by night. hike … [Read more]

‘No Sale’

No Sale   I cannot find the correct vendor the one that sells the right thing to say I looked in the restless crowd looked early in the cave at the edge of the sky expanded my search through summer since the desired saying … [Read more]