In an unknown Asian country, mild tremors rock the earth all day. I am walking the wobbly roads of a small village where few live. China? Am I in China? Clay walls, red roofs, green doors, geese waddling, dogs napping in smoke. How did I get here? I don’t want to be in China. I […]
Roaches in the kitchen Rats in the rafters Ants in the cookie jar Act now not after Huffin’ and puffin’ Wolf at the door Blowin’ down the house That’s what’s in store Crows in the cornfield Mice in the larder Weasel in the white house Gotta try harder! Stand up America! Stand Up America!
I swear I’d never heard it, so I thought I’d coined a noun: Page Rage… but when I googled it, it came up quickly — Then I was upset you see, just when you think You’ve got somethin’ special, you realize You’re just slow, or worse, too old to know better. I see my little […]
The North Cascades Mountains are 10,000 Square Miles of Pristine Wilderness, a perfect home for Grizzly Bears that are now nearly gone there. If Montana can bring them back in only 1500 Square Miles of the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness with success, we can do it in Washington. Help us, bring back the North Cascades Grizzly Bears. If […]
Sometime before the land turned away from light The wind in the wild mustard slowed The sun, being where is always is, the moon too Twilight and moonrise were in me. Something small and quick sprang and ran. The long grass bent as I watched the urge to chase Corner and kill rise and fall […]
The splash of water on rocks at the high end vibrations move, ripple the surface but not the sweet calm a center of lotus and lily pads like a quiet deep of sea — But water arrives by many ways to be a pond: fed by mountain-top rain seeping to a circle of stone where […]
If you find yourself in a Buddhist temple You are not in a Buddhist temple. Though you pray and chant for yourself Night and day, you remain in Hell. Living and dying, are the two not one Happening at the same time? A cobra lifts its head in your path. Teach it to hiss, not bite. […]