Thursday, February 23, 2017


four letters that ID me ...
Myers and Briggs,
bet you didn't know
I'd paste them on my forehead

Ribbons, Tanka Cafe (theme: "Self-identity"), fall 2016

I'm kind of borderline in the last two test categories (not the first).

Friday, February 17, 2017

Papers, cards, letters

papers, cards, letters 
crammed in every cranny 
of their house … 
I unearth a clipping, 
How to bust a litterer

Frameless Sky, issue 5, fall 2016

I took possession of that clipping. And if my desk weren't so cluttered, I might be able to find it.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

I say goodbye

I say goodbye
to her camellia bush
its bounty
of new pink blossoms
as if nothing has happened

Frameless Sky, issue 4, June 2016

Friday, February 3, 2017

The blueness

the blueness
at this altitude—
before takeoff
I read my horoscope,
your head might be in the clouds …

—Frameless Sky, issue 5, fall 2016