Forest Whisperings

This poem won 1st Place in Explore California State Parks at the Alameda County Fair 2019. Forest Whisperings The forest,she is calling me. It’s been too long since I’ve wandered her beautiful winding pathways, climbed her mountains just for a gaze of beauty so intense no poem nor photo does justice, admired the way the […]

Laugh With Me – 3rd Place Haiku

Thank you to the 2019 Marin County Fair for awarding a third place ribbon in Any Other Haiku to “Laugh With Me” which appears in my 2018 book The Cafe of Dreams. Laugh With Me Laughing woodpecker. Uncooperative tree. I, too, must giggle.

Moonlight Song – 1st Place Haiku

Thank you to the 2019 Marin County Fair for awarding the following haiku a 1st place blue ribbon in the Moonscapes Haiku category: Moonlight Song A moonlight chorus serenades until sunrise. Wake up. Sing a dream.

Bovine in Orbit – Best in Class Haiku

Thank you to the 2019 Marin County Fair for awarding the following haiku Best in Class for Moonscapes Haiku: Bovine in Orbit Many moons ago during lunar bovine flight ate moon pies. No fork.

Generations – Reserve Best of Show

“Generations” is a poem from the book Armor Against the Dawn. I’m happy to report that this poem, which was my favorite of my entries, won First Place in Published Poetry and Reserve Best of Show in Poetry at this year’s Solano County Fair. It previously won a red ribbon for Second Place in Any […]

The Sixties – Blue Ribbon Winner Marin County Fair

“The Sixties” won a blue ribbon for First Place in “Flashback to the ’60s” poetry at the 2017 Marin County Fair. I wrote it specifically to enter in the fair in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. I’m honored, and find it slightly ironic given that my knowledge of America in […]