Spanish Lavender – A Poem

Trip to the grocery store Paused in mid stride, to admire Fragrant pots of Spanish lavender. Clearly a captivating crowd-pleaser, As the lineup also came to an abrupt halt, While shoppers consider the plant. Meanwhile, to the dismay of the orderly crowd, Someone spontaneously, Read the growing instructions out loud. Space the plants apart inContinue reading “Spanish Lavender – A Poem”

An ode to those we admire – A Poem

They are mothers, forefathers, mentors, warriors, and loved ones: Who conquered obstacles in the kingdoms of darkness, Who by their integrity and often, without words, Quenched the flames of idle rumors. They traveled miles on foot, by boat, or by plane. They made do with meager rations – So that we might gain a farContinue reading “An ode to those we admire – A Poem”

The cart – A Poem

Looking out at two figures in the Dawn. Their cart warbling in the waning morning Myst. Rusted coat-hanger held in unprotected hands Dig through the discarded. Sudden excitement in their posture – They found a treasure. Together, they tuck the precious cargo Into their cart bound valuables and go. What desperate measures, so dire, ToContinue reading “The cart – A Poem”