Monthly Archives: June 2016

Beyond 12,000 Feet

After soft descent to one mile high past the mountain waterfall at Idaho Springs beyond the brewery in Frisco (after a quick nip) a trailhead where Aspen thin above the timberline a waterfall thunders  ice and snow split the rock face below the midday moon … Continue reading

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Upside Down Trek

“After all, I don’t see why I am always asking for private, individual, selfish miracles when every year there are miracles like white dogwood.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh Nature inspires art. Writers and poets have written about the wonders of creation for … Continue reading

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Farewell To A Friend

“Hey, Barbara. I’m not checking up on you… well, maybe I am checking up on you… hope you’re on the mend… shall I pick you up for poetry?” was the message I left on my friend Barbara’s voicemail the day before … Continue reading

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13 Easy-to-follow Steps

Learn how to tend a garden in 13 Easy-to-follow Steps, How To Write The Last Line Of A Poem, and why the witching rod is a hoax, at Rasputin – A Poetry Thread. The guru says You don’t have to understand … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Of An Extraordinary Woman

If Barbara were sitting here watching me write this, she’d scratch every sad, soggy, sentimental word, so in respect for her memory and our friendship I will keep it light. It took no time for Barbara to become a close friend of mine. Poet, writer, community … Continue reading

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Muhammad Ali’s Role in Freeing American Hikers

Why is it we always learn more about a person after they are gone? Since Muhammad Ali’s death last week more stories have come out about his humanitarianism than his boxing prowess. I’ve watched interview after interview with neighbors, friends, opponents … Continue reading

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Poetry Walk

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