Automated grandchildren

When I was a kid, We had no electric games, We played around the neighborhood, Except for birthday parties we entered No ones home, We had board games, When family came to visit, We went to greet them, Like Elliot from E.T. then dragged the children cousins to our rooms, Sometimes grandma too, My neighbotContinue reading “Automated grandchildren”

Sky as blue as cornflowers

Silly but true, The husk silk found on corn snot blue, The cornflower delicate and true, Blooms near the ground and blue, Sure sign winter’s gone, Robin’s return, Calf’s baying for their ma’s, Bull frogs are jumping, somewhere fish are biting, In my minds eye sit I, Bucket of thick nighcrawlers sliming the dirt, AContinue reading “Sky as blue as cornflowers”

The galloper

Little, Smart, Graceful, Purrfect, Cslico grey, Spins, Highfives, Gracefull she sails, Twisting, Flipping, Galloping, My little girl, Sophie. Kitten going on four months, My heart, My familiar,

Piddle,patter tin vent

Low rent housing Iowa Vents tinnie Feel the breeze Hear breeze howl Thunder within your heart Sky grows dark Piddle, piddle Tap,tapping,Tap Ooooooo draft breezing through Sky is cloudy Clouds threatening Shush! Piddle,piddle, Patter Silent! Wait for it Chirp,chirp,chirp, Picture the old Warner Brothers cartoon’s end That’s all Folks!

Whole sky vacant cept one bird

Clear one bird lift a wing I stop lean upon my cane Aloft blue chill morning air New York Classic music enveloped my ears My little two block stroll with dads cane ATM n home Time spent hour and a half It was swell check on cash in accounts Took money out to pay twoContinue reading “Whole sky vacant cept one bird”

Glorious

Two inches of snow April thirteen two thousand twenty Pristine Bright Sunshine graces landscape Few birds chirped this a.m. Robins tucked in their fur stuff beds Snuggling down keeping winter chill at bay No self respecting bird had feathers in quilt Pure soft rabbit fur swiped from nest Returning to northern Iowa Winter possible tillContinue reading “Glorious”