Category Archives: poetry

April Fools

  April Fools April fools aren’t we hoping for a bit more warmth to waken the violets soft wind to quiver open snowdrops even as clouds drop thick pellets of ice-covered snow       Advertisements

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Armenians Remember

At the State House in Boston there will be a gathering, and on April 24th they’ll be a commemoration at the Boston Armenian Heritage Park, near the North End.  https://www.armenianheritagepark.org.  I find myself thinking more and more about the women … Continue reading

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Rio Caliente Noche’

River Night                   My daughter leaves us, unhappy with older women  skinny dipping, laughing together at midnight. We talk about Ireland and share old stories of the troubles. We float and gaze … Continue reading

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Remembering Primavera Mexico

The Primavera National Forest in Mexico isn’t far from Guadalajara.  It’s been a sacred place to the people who lived there long past, and they still honor their roots.  Thankfully, the area has been preserved as a National Forest. Rio … Continue reading

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If you expected a Valentine

If You Were Expecting Valentines If you were expecting Valentines, it’s too late. I sent them flying out into the wind last night.  Some  lay on the ground this morning glistening. The roosters picked them up one by one and … Continue reading

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Good News

Friday Night I placed as the third winner in the Beal Poetry Competition in Massachusetts for a poem called Hye Holiday… and sorry, I can’t yet print it here as it hasn’t yet been published.     Today I also … Continue reading

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Moss Brook mid-September​

Warm, cold, golden-green leaves and bright yellow goldenrod fill the field. Purple asters bloom near the roadside.  The last hurrah happens in the garden– plenty of kale and the squash is setting. In the background, I  hear Moss Brook run and splash, … Continue reading

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Blueberries at Glen Echo Lake

My Mum and I shared a love for blueberries, and my earliest memories are picking them along the road in front of our cottage for breakfast at Glen Echo Lake. I’d have a big bowl of berries with fresh cream … Continue reading

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Creeping toward July

https://oklahomapaganquarterly.com/ Appreciation to Oklahoma Pagan Quarterly who feature my poem in this new summer issue of the magazine. I just received it the mail and it looks like good reading. In the past week I’ve passed female deer on the road about … Continue reading

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