• Poetry

    Four Haiku for Winter

    by  • December 11, 2012 • Bad Personal Philosophy, Poetry • 0 Comments

    crowinthesnow

    Winter’s wet, creeping onset has evidently put me into a poetical frame of thought — because somehow or other I stumbled across a collection of winter-themed haiku by Charles de Lint.  This one in particular leaped out at me: Shadow of a crow upon the snow is as black as the bird above Lovely,...

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    An Old Favorite

    by  • August 30, 2011 • Events, Poetry, Travel • 0 Comments

    So, I’m in Texas.  In the heat.  The dry, baking heat.  The killing, inescapable, merciless heat. Actually, the heat is surprisingly survivable — not just because of the A/C, though it is necessary, but because after a while you just get used to it.  It’s 96 now, but just a few minutes ago I...

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