8.31.2018

Curves Ahead


I wish
I could see this world
and especially myself
through my daughter’s eyes

She draws beautiful women
with impossibly voluptuous curves
while I feel my own
and sigh

8.11.2018

Might As Well Jump


Almost arrogantly tall, striding light
but unaware
that epic height offers no protection,
fly without care
as those with power to envelop you
come from nowhere--
If martyrdom awaits, better to soar,
rage your warning to tomorrow’s tall child--


Forms in the Imaginary Garden: CAVATINA