Poem: His Laugh …a Haiku about death

When we think of him We just can’t stay sad too long His laugh forces smiles — About the poem: In October, a longtime friend died. He was a joker.

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Poem: Luckily I Sprained My Ankle

I was trying to do what was ‘normal’ But I just couldn’t do it I just couldn’t be it I couldn’t compete I couldn’t keep it all together

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Poem: When Stillness Helps

When I feel anger taking hold Stillness helps When I feel my words becoming cold Stillness helps When I feel ungrateful or jealous When I act like a

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Poem: The Path

Oh path Where are you going, I do not know Where you are going, there I will go Oh path Just to have feet And you to walk

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Poem: Stillness

Projects and deadlines World-class boxing matches Battling it out in my brain Scenarios and conversations making laps Like the Daytona 500 No one can work in this mess

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Poem: My father's view …the view from Frederick, Colorado 100 years later

One hundred years ago You played right here You and your brother Chasing each other Working and playing Singing and praying The fields stretch to the east As

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Poem: How much do I miss you?

So many days You popped into my world With a wave and a smile So many days I dropped in to yours To sit and chat for awhile Now

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Poem: Springtime Confetti …a Haiku Spring snowstorm in Longmont, Colorado

Snowflakes on my lips Melting lilies in my hair Springtime confetti

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Poem: Change of Plans

Our appointment You can’t make it? Our plan You’ve got to break it? No worry Let me pause No hurry Let me listen If I close my eyes

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Poem: I'm Drowning Here

I’m drowning here But I don’t want to call the lifeguard Because my mascara’s smudged And my hair’s a mess You can see my droopy breasts If I call him

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