Seasons This leaf, this leaf, a gentle crimson. This leaf, a feather floating soared. This leaf, dancing downward flew. This leaf, I caught as I sat, this leaf. This leaf, twirling in the fall down. That bird, that bird, a speckled brown. That bird, a soul set wandering. That bird, circling around sky blue. That … Read moreSeasons
Hiking is Never Alone Wandering lonely roads in infinite beauty connected only to nature and the moment. Spontaneous hikes down winding corridors laden with heavy rocks and gentle pebbles, leading me onward towards oceans of love, as the mind tells me to go backwards, my heart pushes me forward, slowly, bravely, beyond what would have … Read moreHiking is Never Alone
Where the cool breeze dances through the forest as the ocean kisses the clouds lies a dusty mountain trail home to banana slugs that romp past red mushrooms in a cold winter morning as the birds croon to the rhythm of ocean waves where the seagulls dive feeling so vibrant and alive. No one around … Read moreAs the Mind Wanders, I Smile
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 … Read moreForest Whisperings
I read both of these poems at the Flyaway Festival on Mare Island on February 11, 2018. Spring in the City Above the rush of the highway, I hear them singing— nestled in trees, relaxing. The birds have returned from journeys afar, carrying melodies, announcing: “It is spring. It is spring. Won’t you join … Read moreFlyaway Festival Bird Poems
It was truly an honor to be able to share this poem today at Artiszen for the group of visionary, world-changing activists, architects, and environmentalists gathered there for Resilient by Design. Listen! Listen! Do you hear that? Our Mother, she is calling. She weeps with a broken heart. She begs for her children to treat … Read moreListen!