Category: Poems

Pause


Please pause a moment The sun is at his zenith Your shadow is small

Gardening


Tend to the flowers Prune, protect and water them Enjoy their beauty

Dismissive


She said she “word paints” Syllables, her medium Critics get brushed off

Eleven months


Eleven months We just have eleven months Christmas Eve is near

Snow Falling


See the snow falling Swirling, blowing, covering Thin tree limbs will bow

A poem for bolts


Bolts of fabric Bolts of light A bolt from the blue Sit bolt upright To

A haiku for bats


Bats hang inverted The cave is dark all day long When night falls they fly

Haiku for an ice cube


Cold clear and solid Melting in my tea tumbler soon liquid again

Haiku for a new pencil


Ticonderoga yellow pencil Number 2 eraser pristine

A haiku for Hawaiian sandwiches


Hawaiian Islands Cook called them Sandwich Islands SPAM came much later