“I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.” ~ Vincent van Gogh

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Nearly Ready


‘I’m nearly ready,’ she says,
‘to wear my Ugg boots outdoors.’
(I think she refers to the extreme cold,
but) her words have me discover:
I’m either eccentric or daring!

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

I open ...


I open my door to a cool clear morning – the mountain carved, sharp-edged.

Blooming ...


Blooming in sub-tropic winter: geraniums with deep red petals.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Late afternoon light ...


Late afternoon light.
Schoolchildren, bags on their backs,
begin traipsing home.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

With just a small shift ...


With just a small shift of position, the window shows trees or blank walls.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

My garden now empty ...


My garden now empty of the cat who loved it – yet still full of her.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Scattered now ...


Scattered now – my mother's neatly tied and ordered bundles of letters.