Category Archives: Poetry

Pre-flight

Two sounds of autumn are unmistakable…the hurrying rustle of crisp leaves blown along the street…by a gusty wind, and the gabble of a flock of migrating geese. Hal Borland

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Showoff

How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.John Burroughs

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When I Grow Up

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Hidden Harbour

The Voyage As a young man I cast off my line and sailed into life’s seaMy destination was unknown, just happy to be free I oft sailed troubled waters, furling sails til the time whenI’d ridden out the turbulence and … Continue reading

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Cycles

Grasses, shifting in the breeze Tanned by the suns of summer Now but the ghosts of a season Sands, stumble haplessly Casting about without destination Defiant against an encroaching sea Tides, fussy with restless movement Scurry about with abandon Surrender … Continue reading

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The Flower Lady

And there upon a stool she sat With well worn shoes and floppy hat Petals from her basket fell A bouquet in her hands to sell Flowers for your love she said With quizzical look and tilted head Your lady … Continue reading

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Nightfall

Nightfall is the intermissionBetween today’s performanceAnd tomorrows prospects

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Days End

As the sun wanesKissing the treetops goodnightThe forest grows silentAnd the day surrenders

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Crystal Lake

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Lilies

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