Poetry


Streets of Miyako¹

Streets of Miyako¹

To appear in Echoes 2020: Writers in Kyoto Anthology #4, which will be available from Amazon Horikawa-dori2 at the grave of Lady Murasaki3 her guardian treespreading its yukata4beckons Horikawa-dori at the grave of Lady Murasaki grizzled gray visitorhands gloved in... » Read More

Scribbled in Miyako¹

Published in Echoes 2019: Writers in Kyoto Anthology #3, available from Amazon Short poems written at notable places in Kyoto. At The Sanjo Bridge² long after sunsetI wait for you at Sanjocounting stars as they appear At Daitokuji the chanting monks have ceasedbut... » Read More

Path of the Kami

No weighty tomes No dietary restrictions No splitting hairs And splitting them again   Just footprints in the snow Already melting In the warmth Of a bright clear... » Read More
Along the Columbia

Along the Columbia

sunset colors darken – out of nowhere a crescent moon 11/10/2018 – Published in the Haiku Society of America anthology 2019 first trip south – mama bird flies behind protecting her wing 11/10/2018 geese going south others heading north who’s in charge here? 2/5/2019... » Read More