Poetry

  • Homeschool Graduation Haiku

    By on June 21, 2009

    The house is scrubbed clean For the big graduation All the books are shelved. A tent in the rain...

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  • New Poem By Me: Reading Walden

    By on June 18, 2009

    Reading Walden I remember when my sister had to read Walden by Thoreau; it was intolerable, excruciating, deafeningly exasperating...

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  • Poem By Me: I Am Orange

    By on June 13, 2009

    I Am Orange I am orange bright, bold and in your face caution: you can see me from far...

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  • My New Poem: Let It Be

    By on June 6, 2009

      Let it Be like Atlas carrying the world taking too much responsibility I need a vacation from introspection...

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  • New Poem By Me: Well Fertilized

    By on May 30, 2009

      Well Fertilized My friend is on the phone: “What’s going on?” “I’m hauling a lot of crap around.”...

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  • Five Recent Haiku (by me)

    By on May 28, 2009

    The brilliant red rose against the white viburnum grabs the wandering eye. A cacophony of satisfying thunder it hasn’t...

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  • Polly Castor Photography: Rain on the Parking Lot

    Today’s Poem: Garbage Removal

    By on May 1, 2009

    Garbage Removal I’m up praying at four in the morning. Misty, moist, cool air refreshes, wafting in on tendrils...

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  • Today’s Earth Day Poem By Me With Photos

    By on April 22, 2009

                     On Earth Day Often we think of earth’s jaggedly impassable, impressive...

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  • My New Poem: Tips of Spring (with Photos)

    By on March 31, 2009

    Tips of Spring The bare branches tacitly precise point gnarled fingers and wave lacy tendrils like brooms sweeping the...

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  • Polly Castor photography

    A New Poem: This is Me

    By on March 15, 2009

    This is Me I’m a room’s golden glow paneled in luminous framed prints, refracting and shiny with a tossed,...

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  • Lemon Cake and an American Poetry Anthology

    By on March 14, 2009

      I had a pleasant Friday evening last night interspersed with intervals working in my office, making a Lemon...

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  • Today’s Poem: Sheep-feeding

    By on March 5, 2009

    Sheep-feeding “Lovest thou me?”… then … “Feed my sheep.” He was emphatic about it — repeating it three times...

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