This collection of posts contains only examples of my poetry. Some will be working (though polished) drafts and some will be “finished” works. Criticisms are welcome – positive or negative. I only ask that any criticisms be honest and thoughtful. Telling me you like a poem if you really don’t will hurt me more than saying you don’t like it. Telling me why you do or don’t like it will help the most. Enjoy!


Sitting on the slanted porch, watching traffic slide. Tobacco smoke tangled with choked exhaust drifts to join the clouds darkening a setting autumn sun about to shatter on the mountains to scattered shards of stars.   From an idling car, guitar sifts through the smog. Rising,         growing,         blooming a breezy … Continue Reading