February 21, 2020
You like the world to take you seriously,
so you are often serious.
Not stern or harsh, but not goofy either.
More quiet, thoughtful. Reflective.
When the door locks
us in for the night,...
August 9, 2019
Today is the day.
Today is the day
you bury your husband -
the love of your days,...
February 14, 2019
The edging light commands
the lined rock to dance
in orange and pink hues
as the Arizona sun sinks behind the mesa.
December 16, 2018
Everywhere I look
dancing as one:
Even streams of golden light and
Rolling river waves;
Improvising wind, unable to keep a constant beat and
Steadily swaying blades of grass;
Measured tree branches conservative in their movement and
Dashing birds, alig...
August 23, 2018
love is red as a rose,
tastes like dark chocolate while sipping deep red wine.
It is holding hands and gazing at stars.
Amazingly, verses of love a...
May 9, 2018
On National Religious Brother’s Day,
I wished happy greetings
to the Brother whom I adore.
While they could have been priests,
Brothers choose a simpler life -
one of service and community.
This particular Brother truly embodies
the Brothers’ charism, so kind and gentle.
April 27, 2018
Today is the birthday
My thoughts wander
backward in time…
I am wrapped with her tenderness,
the smell of her love;
Reminded of her soft corners,
how easily my body cradled within hers.
Her abundance of care for me and my sisters,
we thought common.
Now I know the tru...
February 22, 2018
Red, red is the color
of my true love’s fleece.
With long sleeves to warm his strong arms,
the fleece gets pulled over his graying hair
at the end of most every workday
and each weekend morning.
An almost decade-long love affair
with this soft apparel has comforted his tender...
April 9, 2020
Sapiential (relating to wisdom)
February 9, 2020