Frozen Windmills

Standing watch in the field once green Cloaked in fog Waiting for the winter winds Arms stretched wide, ready for action Tools of the future Patient for their time to shine Marking the separation of power Protectors of the small towns Bringing both delight and despair

The First Day of Summer 

A longing to be free again Away from this blank palette So many weeks of hiding Habits of the dark and cold Recycled air, recycle thoughts Broken by the obligation How long would this last without distraction? And so, I travel across the land Observing the food growing just beside me Only a few to […]

2020

The ice and snow are all around The wind above all the sound A new year upon us Oh, this is great! Dinner with friends will start at eight More fun poems to describe the season A visit to the city A train ride, I’m giddy Views are spectacular to the horizon As I get […]

Returning to Nature

We gather in the wooded place Familiar faces from long ago Family We are reverent, but not solemn This is a joyful time Celebrate the life of the matriarch Remember the traditions she created Surrounded by a cathedral of trees Lowered into the Earth by volunteers Wrapped in only a shroud Nature will embrace her […]

Wind in the Trees

This is one of my early poems that I thought I would share before the book comes out.  🙂 Wind in the Trees An invisible force that blows through the trees The branches embrace this powerful breeze, Swaying and dancing and waiting to say “Hello, don’t you see?  It’s a beautiful day!” The trees wave […]