In the parking lot

In the parking lot, in the car, watching and waiting for Johan after the band concert The kids spilled out over the practice soccer field Steam blowing off the engines after Too much time squirming still I can’t take him home yet since This is a lot more fun than the...

It is written

It is written that your visit on this planet is a gift It is written that the same gift is given to every other visitor It is written that to follow your path is your only task It is written that you may cross another path but not end it It is written that you do not...

When that baby (for Lucia)

​When that baby Looks at you When that tiny hand Grasps your finger When your heart as if Comes out of your body And sleeps on your chest When you feel the field of your love Radiating out, enfolding that tiny body Then not only is a baby born But a mother as well And...

Cleopatra Queen of Denial

Cleopatra she fine most the time She go here there And like when sista die she Hep everyone who not unnastan That sista she much better there In the light, in the happy stuff That be inside each and every And that be the place you go No question a that Sometime...

Sometimes I wonder

Sometimes I wonder If there may be At some point A last flower seen up close A last time hearing Something by Leonard Cohen A last laugh due to Jeeves And Bertie ​A last tennis ball Hit just out of reach Or a last day Like this day The last day When, after the...

The cup is where it usually is

The cup is where it usually is my placemat on the west side of the table Just now my wife is at work instead of in her usual seat there across from me All these years I have watched and listened over one table or another her growth from tied to free And as she has...