The Parable

Today I was enjoying one of the great benefits of living in California:  just staying outside all afternoon in the 70 degree sunshine with it only two weeks from Christmas Eve. I was watching the sunset colors move along the mountains of Lassen Volcanic National Park and this poem just came to me. Hope you…

The Unknown

The Unknown I stand ready for battle Staring at the blank screen before me My mouth agape Ready to fire forth the arrows galore Yet all I see is rain and mist and haze I don’t feel or know the Gatekeepers gaze So all I know is quiet and dust Where do I find the…

Listening to the Wind

I’m pulling one out of the archives today. I wrote this 5 years ago, but came across it today and thought, “I think I’ll post this one.” The photo is a sunset we had here in Northern California a couple of days ago. We’ve had some of the most amazing sunsets here recently. We don’t…