Picasso and Poetry

Recently, we visited the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. We climbed directly to the paintings and sculpture on the fourth and fifth floors, and then visited the amazing installation pieces living in the special exhibition galleries. Sunboy loved it, and I loved talking with him about the pieces. It’s funny how a … More Picasso and Poetry

Beauty is quiet

Beauty does not try to compete with the swirling mind but quietly slips into shadows like the shadows the Moon quietly casts behind my house whether or not I notice them happy anniversary to dverse poets!

Toddlers instead

Instead of castle-storming maybe we can mobilize toddlers so precious and magical and all the land would helplessly adore the little smiles that make the world and care for them faithfully until (toddlers being toddlers) we would know the sleepless hours and the biting, be collapsed under the climbing and have feelings hurt by careless … More Toddlers instead

Lawn diversity

I think I missed the cultural desire for lawn homogeneity. These chemical-treated lawns, so green, so unnatural, so wanting. Give me dandelions and clover, moss and the unnamed green things that draw rabbits to our lawn. Make me wonder what lives outside my door. Give me the oxygen of trees and volunteer growth. Let this … More Lawn diversity

Melting spring song

Snowflakes drag sound out of the air as they fall leaving a world of quiet. Sound freezes into snow drifts as color coalesces to white like a reverse prism. (light and sound return to the origin of simplicity) In the spring thaw the snow releases droplets of rainbow light as water seeps deep to awakening … More Melting spring song