Driving Between Cornfields

I was wandering through the corn rows, watching crows, while my thoughts swam like little corn snakes wriggling between the stalks. . Stumbling out onto a dirt road, i tripped into a ditch, and sat awhile to watch cream puff clouds crawl across the sky sea. . You drove up in a Jeep with the top […]

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Settings In Silver

Moldavite gems dangle from her pearly lobes. She wears them on days when she is sated with sumptuous, quartzy, sparkly, whimsy. . Veils of silicon Caressing the dunes, A soaring, swelling, swirling cyclone, the fragrance of Jasmine on its warm breath…her perfume. . Or when she feels like a falling stellar stone, focused hell-fire, spit […]

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Open Doors and Open Hearts

Once I left the front door wide open all day, And nothing was stolen. What is it with me and leaving things ajar? Especially jars, and Zip Lock bags, and Tupperware containers, That leave a drippy mess coagulating on the refrigerator door.   Cabinet doors, which someone inevitably slams. The trunk to my car, which […]

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Only As High As your Hands

I want to tell you story about conquering fear.  I worked as a museum educator at Mystic Seaport Maritime Museum for part of my career in education. It was there that I learned to climb as part of the demonstration squad working on the tall ships. I had a tremendous fear of heights and yet […]

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