Category Archives: Poetry

This Wild and Precious Life

The world is a little less bright. A little less full and not quite as wondrous. A great soul was lost back in May. It has taken me until now to process and write about it. A true daughter of … Continue reading

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We all have our ways of dealing with sadness and anger, heartache and stress, a sense of loss or longing. For some, it is physical activity; a long run, a high-octane session at the gym, a few rounds with a … Continue reading

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No one could write truthfully about the sea and leave out the poetry…

“The winds, the sea, and the moving tides are what they are. If there is wonder and beauty and majesty in them, science will discover these qualities… If there is poetry in my book about the sea, it is not … Continue reading

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Break, Break, Break

Break, Break, Break By Alfred, Lord Tennyson Break, break, break,      On thy cold gray stones, O Sea! And I would that my tongue could utter      The thoughts that arise in me. O, well for the fisherman’s … Continue reading

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For every bird there is this last migration…

This morning was a rough one. It was actually going pretty well until I pulled in to work and saw a semi-truck smack into a Sandhill Crane, leaving it alive but badly hurt on the side of the road. And then, … Continue reading

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