Chapbook: Pattern and Form

Three poetic forms — sonnet, waka, acrostic — that attempt to impart the flow of life within the Patterns and Forms that both confine and define our experience of it. 

Chapbook: The End of Love

After finishing my “man love” chapbook, I wanted to write something new. I eventually settled on a group of prose poems that reflect the changing light of life’s end game.

A New Year’s Resolution

Try to approach the year ahead as I approach each moment… 
Connecting with the world before me. 
Immersing myself in the world that immerses me. 

The Art of Shoveling

I’m the best shoveler I know. Seriously. At age sixty-seven I can out shovel pretty much anyone. But becoming a prodigious shoveler was not the dream to which I aspired as a youth.

Contemplating Nevada

Nevada D. Holmes was my grandmother’s maiden name… she was my dad’s mom. I remember her as a small, quiet, proper old woman who required quiet behavior inside and controlled behavior outside.