Today was a day of the normal business that we all go about, getting kids off to school, taking care of sick me and daughter, and ultimately trying to keep myself from spending the day in bed all day. As dinner wrapped up and I settled into my evening routine, my email was sitting their waiting to be checked.…
One time you count
and another might
count down the time
On this side of glass
the faces blur, lines
in the headlights.
Equipped with the operator’s
manual it will make security
seem sure. As if you could solve
just hide from looking for yourself.…
for Mighty Mike McGee
Looking for the scrap in a day, a week,
but this one is too small and that one too weary.
Believing that it is possible to trade
now for later, but missing the magic of the present.…
I want to fix your algorithm, but all I accomplish
is complicating the mathematics between us.
See, my formula is full of prime numbers,
but you, you want the geometry of my angles to total something odd.
Line brackets up on either side to solve me, but you don’t need to,
you’re sure of the solution.…
The summer that:
we went tumbling down the Pemi
more times than I can count,
found comfort in charity bread,
spoke of our future
like we were picking
out constellations —
as if the future held
some magic, a way
to keep the thoughts of
the bottom falling out
held at bay.…
I was honored to be on the great morning show that Sandra & Teddy host every day on WHOM. They were gracious hosts, and invited me to join in the dialog about the tragedy during the Boston Marathon yesterday.…
I came home from work today to find a box of my books! It hasn’t been a real thing until now. Of course my work was real, and I have seen my work in print before, but an entire book is a whole new experience. …
I recently had the pleasure of reading with some of the other talented writers local to Plymouth, NH. Pemi Baker’s Book Soup show, for your viewing delight!