Words into Letters

You are going to feel like hell if you never write the stuff that is tugging on the sleeves in your heart….That is really all you have to offer us, and it’s why you were born.  — Anne Lamott

The Leprechaun

The Leprechaun

Sitting there in isle-seat 9D, he was. A smallish fellow, buckled in like a scout ready for adventure. I gently motioned my interest to occupy seat 9F – you know, the one against the window. Gave a smile intended to soften the imposition… when he furrowed his brow and...

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Where the River Bends

Where the River Bends

July 17, 2022, Priest River, Idaho WHERE THE RIVER BENDS Where the river bends, life begins Or perhaps it’s just before, And continues far beyond.   Wildflowers line the banks Regular attendees to an endless parade A seasonal gathering as old as the hills  ...

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Be Dragonfly

Be Dragonfly

“Be Dragonfly” is the first new writing after arriving back home, as I recovered from COVID…and the fevered processing of the Ireland adventure. In some ways, I had hoped that I’d come back with some other-worldly download that would help me answer the question: “Now...

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