Wild Woman

Written in homage to Clarissa Pinkola-Estes’ Women Who Run with the Wolves Covered, uncoveredUnearthly pigments staining her limbsTall, lithe, long Nimble fingers of flameIn nature, in the firewood In the herbsIn the speak of the animalsShe wanders amid roots and the soilLuxuriates in a deep waterbath under the kiss of flowersShe is the healer of time Conductor of seasons of change, nowScreaming, […]

Poem about a girl and her grandpa

“There once was a little girl and her grandpa…”A story unfolds in a low voiceAnd the funny face of a character he plays: An old guy slightly dopey and chagrined Leaning in, he begins,Speaking softly to the baby of his daughter”And she was wrapped in a blanket,”  Telling her tiny listening faceLooking up in rapt attention,”I don’t know […]