Eighteen Theme

I hadn’t written any poetry yet for 2018, but today it simply began to flow and I just went with it. I think the theme of 2018 is going to be rest and restoration, and what brings that about is beauty and joy and delight. So, I hope that this piece will get your year…

Resting in the Embers

Resting in the Embers I’ve grown tired of this introspection This circumspection A rambling on about emptiness Seeing everything Feeling nothing Putting it all down on paper Wanting to crinkle it all up Throw it all away Yet the digital age holds on to everything So it seems I can’t let anything go myself Thoughts…

The Oaks

The Oaks I cannot pour out What I do not contain I cannot give away What I do not possess So why do I continue Shaking this empty vessel As hard as I possibly can Trying to get the last drop Out of something that was empty So very long ago What am I doing?…