Fire Within

Photo by Shoeb Khatib on Unsplash Flames,of orange and redflicker, twist, dip, and bow ina mysteriouscounterpoint dancetiptoeing on edge asmusic orchestratesin staccato fashioncrackles, pops, and snapspunctuate the ancient dancemesmerizing human eyes. Read more... This is my newest poem which explores the literal world and the inner world in two separate stanzas.

Somewhere In Havana

Photo by Spencer Everett on Unsplash My headlights reveal only where we are going, not where we have been—I am not in control. Another takes my wheel and sets me in motionin a direction not of my choosing. I am a silent witness of many things.I may not have ears, but this windshieldreveals and reflects the lives … Continue reading Somewhere In Havana

Collateral Damage

This is a new poem that I wrote after all the events and fallout of Covid had taken its toll one day last week. I realized that I had an opportunity to speak for every person who battles chronic illnesses and/or disability. The words flowed out into a raw, emotional poem. I put it all … Continue reading Collateral Damage

CHW Anthology, Volume 1: NonFiction And Poetry Is Available Now!

The first volume of Coffee House Writers 2020 Anthology was released yesterday, Dec. 8, 2020. This Anthology features poetry and nonfiction, submitted by twenty four plus authors - all regular contributors on the CHW online publishing platform, which does resemble a magazine. This is a vibrant community of writers dedicated to the pursuit of writing … Continue reading CHW Anthology, Volume 1: NonFiction And Poetry Is Available Now!

Autumn’s Palette

Photo by Cristina Gottardi on Unsplash Autumn colours in many huesorange and red resemble fire,while brown and gold pay their duesa vibrant dance that must inspire. Orange and red resemble fireliving leaves reflect the light,a vibrant dance that must inspireresonant songs on waves of sight.Read more...