Mari stands the summer still: A vision on a breezy day Of energy and joy and will Out on the docks, beside the bay, And my friends ask me daily how It came to be I love her so: Because I know her. That is all I need for love Or need To know

2 Friends in Conversation

Just a glimpse: A later session Sketching out A brief impression   That my eyes   Just hap’d to see –   But that somehow   Changes me Elegant, both Long and lovely, Conversation Light and bubbly   That I chanced   To overhear –   Yet I still   Can hear them clear Beautiful … Continue reading "2 Friends in Conversation"

On Being Happy

find a place you are, be there when you can, share it, as you’re able. find a way to span   all the times between, when you miss the zest — making your way back to that place of rest

The Image Files

She never thought this life would be for her. And she’s not sure about it, even now: Twixt what we earn, and what we watch occur, There’s much to figure out, and plumb, somehow — She barely eats, she shows up for the shoots, She passive waits for makeup, hair, and clothes; The checks all … Continue reading "The Image Files"

i had a dream that followed me

i had a dream that followed me one day, home from the park; i saw it first in sunlight, then again, when it was dark i’m sure i don’t deserve it, for i am no kind of prince — but i’d a dream that followed me and i’ve been happy since