This piece is part of my Garden of Delights series, see The Garden of Delights 30 Day Writing Challenge if you would like to participate all through the month of November. I first encountered Ben in the library of course- showing off his newly self-knitted scarf. Jovial, smart, and fresh- at once taking in everything […]

This piece is part of my Garden of Delights series, see The Garden of Delights 30 Day Writing Challenge if you would like to participate all through the month of November. In the car, if I see horses in a field- I say “horses!” to no one or everyone. And if I see a field […]

This piece is part of my Garden of Delights series, see The Garden of Delights 30 Day Writing Challenge if you would like to participate all through the month of November.   Blessed are the hold-outs. Oak. Beech. Sycamore. Flaunt your marcescent splendor until November’s curtain call, Claim no commitment to deciduous or ever green, […]

This piece is part of my Garden of Delights series, see The Garden of Delights 30 Day Writing Challenge if you would like to participate all through the month of November. Hot steamed skin Under filmy gown Hands splayed in ecstasy Protecting still wet nails The melodic tones of British television Coloring the background The […]

This piece is part of my Garden of Delights series, see The Garden of Delights 30 Day Writing Challenge if you would like to participate all through the month of November.   I was happy. Beaming actually. To myself, by myself. Running the pads of my fingers over the ribbed steering wheel, elongating my neck […]

I have to admit, I feel a bit of the imposter offering words about Paul given I didn’t have a long-term experience of him. I’ve treasured all the snippets about him that I have gathered from his friends and loved ones. But I only knew Paul through our library for the past few years. As […]

This piece is an updated edition of my 2016 World Goddess Day presentation, 25 Hooded Figures. I’ll be giving this talk live on twitch Monday August 9, 2021 at 7pm est, along with a pleasure hunt website walk-thru and Q&A, please join me!

Warmth Essence Embers Gourds The belly of the sun dancing flame solar flare foxy moon eyed kitty sun goddess, caution cone, citrus grove, tiger stripes, molten core monarch nectar Sunset kisses the land of first peoples I wore my mother on my mind and my granddaughter on my chest all the day as if I […]

Same Lesson, Different Day* She keeps returning, persistent, optimistic On my doorstep with different guises Sometimes an orphan tucked in a wicker basket, Sometimes a salesman rocking eagerly on his heels Sometimes two children stacked under a trench coat, Or a an extra terrestrial in rags having burned a flower of creosote into my walkway […]

This piece is part of my Garden of Delights series, see The Garden of Delights 30 Day Writing Challenge if you would like to participate all through the month of November. I first encountered Ben in the library of course- showing off his newly self-knitted scarf. Jovial, smart, and fresh- at once taking in everything […]

This piece is part of my Garden of Delights series, see The Garden of Delights 30 Day Writing Challenge if you would like to participate all through the month of November. In the car, if I see horses in a field- I say “horses!” to no one or everyone. And if I see a field […]

This piece is part of my Garden of Delights series, see The Garden of Delights 30 Day Writing Challenge if you would like to participate all through the month of November.   Blessed are the hold-outs. Oak. Beech. Sycamore. Flaunt your marcescent splendor until November’s curtain call, Claim no commitment to deciduous or ever green, […]

This piece is part of my Garden of Delights series, see The Garden of Delights 30 Day Writing Challenge if you would like to participate all through the month of November. Hot steamed skin Under filmy gown Hands splayed in ecstasy Protecting still wet nails The melodic tones of British television Coloring the background The […]

This piece is part of my Garden of Delights series, see The Garden of Delights 30 Day Writing Challenge if you would like to participate all through the month of November.   I was happy. Beaming actually. To myself, by myself. Running the pads of my fingers over the ribbed steering wheel, elongating my neck […]

I have to admit, I feel a bit of the imposter offering words about Paul given I didn’t have a long-term experience of him. I’ve treasured all the snippets about him that I have gathered from his friends and loved ones. But I only knew Paul through our library for the past few years. As […]

This piece is an updated edition of my 2016 World Goddess Day presentation, 25 Hooded Figures. I’ll be giving this talk live on twitch Monday August 9, 2021 at 7pm est, along with a pleasure hunt website walk-thru and Q&A, please join me!

Warmth Essence Embers Gourds The belly of the sun dancing flame solar flare foxy moon eyed kitty sun goddess, caution cone, citrus grove, tiger stripes, molten core monarch nectar Sunset kisses the land of first peoples I wore my mother on my mind and my granddaughter on my chest all the day as if I […]

Same Lesson, Different Day* She keeps returning, persistent, optimistic On my doorstep with different guises Sometimes an orphan tucked in a wicker basket, Sometimes a salesman rocking eagerly on his heels Sometimes two children stacked under a trench coat, Or a an extra terrestrial in rags having burned a flower of creosote into my walkway […]