Monthly Archives: June 2012

Lamentations

Lamentations “What can I say,” he said –. “I have nothing to say. “Figs are ripening in southern Italy and I am not there to eat them.” In India a husband grieves for his bride (they had eloped) now,  she’s … Continue reading

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Dove and Hand Songs

Doves. See them up on the high wire notes on the composers score sheet, waiting to break into song flights of wave after wave of fanned out feather soaring Look, the way the flying dove’s tail splays out white-tipped piano … Continue reading

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Who Am I ??

The eternal question. But, working for three days bare-handed, lifting bricks and laying cinderblocks, troweling cement, has worn away my fingerprints. Yes! The question is answered. A hundred years from now The garden wall I built will be here.

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Growth Rings

The cedar post I cut through this afternoon had more than 100 growth rings; I have only three layers of skin.

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Since you insist

Consumed by “duty” I was going to go to Lowes for more 2×4’s to finish the new grape arbor but my Muse, you know who you are, said, in so many words, “Write.” OK, if you insist, I’ll put down the … Continue reading

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