A good day of work is done And a bicycle awaits me An hour before sunset On a clear October evening The sunset escorts me The sky is bursting with pinks And golds and reds The peaks line up in rows In dusky blues and greys From under a blue spruce A bunny dashes out […]
A green grassy hill Is best A little slope But not too fast A My Little Pony bike Will do Not too old But not too new Dad wrestled The training wheels off They didn’t want to leave Suddenly I changed my mind No, you can do it Ready? Undecided sigh You got this 1-2-3 […]
Pedaling my bike Sailing through pools of street light Flying through the night — About the poem: I wrote this poem in May in South Korea. But this week, riding my bike at night from Denver Botanic Gardens to my friendly Starbucks on 2nd and Fillmore in Cherry Creek, Denver, I felt the same exhilaration! […]
Pedaling my bike Sailing through pools of street light Flying through the night – About the poem: I wrote this poem in May. Now, the weather is so hot and humid, you feel sticky just walking around. But hopping on my bike at night …omigosh, heavenly! Suddenly cool and dry and feelin’ goood!
Pedaling my bike Sailing through pools of street light Flying through the night — About the poem: What freedom! Do you know when I lived in Saudi Arabia, riding my bike was the biggest thing I missed? Now, riding my bike around town on summer nights …flying like a crazy witch on a broom. Great!
The day looked miserably cold and rainy But, being spring, it was only rainy The warmth of yesterday lingered The cherry blossoms had fallen And dried up on the streets weeks ago Were they thankful to be swept away now? Their glory days past? An old man rode by on his bicycle Holding his umbrella […]
Mulan …If I Were a Boy…Joan of Arc Just before I left Korea, I was teaching the story book of Mulan to my grade 5-6 students. The story of Mulan, I learned, is based on an old Chinese legend about a girl who must take her father’s place. She masquerades as a man, and becomes […]