Monthly Archives: April 2012

Happy Birthday Willy

Dear Shakespeare, Happy Birthday dude. You still rock. And to quote an earlier poet, “Blessed be the womb that bore thee and the paps that gave thee suck.” Rock on. Jim

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New Poet Laureate

Our Pikes Peak Poet Laureate Project will be inaugurating Price Strobridge as our 2012-2014 Pikes Peak Poet Laureate today, Saturday, April 21 at 4:00 p.m. in the Carnegie Reading Room at Penrose Library, downtown Colorado Springs. Refreshments will be served. … Continue reading

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Petal Kisses

Like when we were kids Catching snowflakes on our face Under the pink blossoming crabapple I stick out my tongue.

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For Karen, a requiem

I Want to Hold Still in the Mountains for Karen, and those we loved so dearly I want to hold still in the mountains. I want to touch silence in the rocks, See the sun in the eagle’s morning eyes. … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Love

North, 125 miles to visit my 95-year-old Mother, a pot of my homemade sauce and meatballs in the box on the back seat.  Arrival. Hugs, “Mom, you look great. Are you ready to eat soon? Water’s boiling, pasta be ready in … Continue reading

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