Monday, October 26, 2015


  Photos of Aylan Kurdi, the 3 year old Syrian refugee who drowned in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Bodrum, Turkey, have haunted my thoug......

Sunday, October 11, 2015


  This is my 14 th trisect, by far the most challenging of them all for me. First the poem, then some thoughts: Aural Borealis Vibrat......

Tuesday, August 11, 2015


  Sometimes his cry would shriek through me and tear at my bones. There would be moments where I was sure I was going to go insane as I tri......

Friday, June 19, 2015


  Malaya will be one year old on the 22nd. I am going to try to write a poem every year to commemorate his birthday. As it occurred to me t......

Sunday, April 26, 2015


  For over ten years now, I’ve tried to write a sakura (cherry blossom) poem every spring. Though I started this poem early in the spring w......

Monday, January 5, 2015


  One may be able to infer from these words the nature of an inner struggle. It is a struggle that has endured in one form or another since......

Sunday, January 4, 2015


  As with the previous haiku , this was written as part of a dedication when I gave a copy of my book to a friend. Years and years ago, I m......
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Saturday, January 3, 2015


  I recently found occasion to sign a copy of an inkling hope to an author who has over the years influenced my style and approach to poet......
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