Friday, March 18, 2005


ocean song This poem has been published in my book an inkling hope: select poems , available in Kindle and paperback formats. Out o......
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Thursday, March 17, 2005


  This morning I opened the front door to see something completely unexpected, a blossoming wild cherry tree. Since we moved in during the ......
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Wednesday, March 16, 2005


  There is an unusual personality who frequents one of the coffee houses I like to go to. His presence is always disruptive—Not just to mys......

  Sometimes after finishing a book, I like to commemorate the occasion with a small poem. The book was Zen Comments on the Mumonkan by Zen......
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Monday, March 14, 2005


  After listening to an Amerindian read his stuff at a poetry reading here in Portland, I pretty much knew what the subject matter of my ne......

Sunday, March 6, 2005


  Cherry blossoms are everywhere in Portland. They are just everywhere. It seemed they deserved at the very least a tanka. Niveous Cherry ......
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