Monthly Archives: April 2009

Ode to Poetry

The poetry in our life can be coy.  It hides and waits to be found.  It demands that we have world enough and time enough to look.  It can be found in the leafy green of the trees now that … Continue reading

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Color My World

Where have you found poetry? Then. I found poetry spilling out of my first box of 64 Crayons.  Suddenly buildings weren’t red, they were brick red; dirt wasn’t brown, it was burnt sienna; a sunset sky wasn’t orange, it was … Continue reading

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Life is Poetry

Life is poetry. There are moments that stand alone: each one a perfect phrase with notable, quotable timelessness.  “This,” we say to ourselves,  “This I will remember.” There are the shyer, less showy moments that come and go without fanfare.  … Continue reading

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Brake

Bumper Stickers tell a simple personal truth. A truth-telling bumper sticker might be “We Brake for Barbecue.” I’m not sure there really is such a bumper sticker, but I know that over the years we have Braked for Barbecue many … Continue reading

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