Memory Lane

Memories are windows to the past but sometimes the view is out of focus, and you are not sure what you are looking at. Here are two poems from adolescence.  A sometimes painful, but ALWAYS interesting time.  A History Lesson my grandfather always had a storage building someplace which he filled with all kind of […]

Things I Carry Into the World & One More Poem

I wanted to share a link with you and decided to tack on another poem.  The poem is about global warming and was written on 12 Auguest 2012 during a pretty hot summer. First the video. I used this video today in class.  It shows how the angst, wonder, and energy of youth can turn […]

Two Poems: Sleep & After the Flood

What is reality?  In some ways sleep is just another form of reality, and consciousness and unconsciousness commingle.  It gets slippery and we loose our way. Trumpism is an example of what can indeed happen here. How surreal is it to see a Donald Trump sitting in the Oval Office? When reality shifts, after the […]