Tag Archives: Space

Out there

Nineteen billion miles and looking back, A tiny dot in a sunbeam, maybe a summer Day and beer getting hot on a sandbar. In the deep black quiet cold vacuum Of space she is alone. Speeding away. Distant. Slow by … Continue reading

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Escape Velocity

The grainy video of seventy seven shows a Plume of scruffy, squiggly white smoke. The umbilical cord of a star chaser. All of the minds, all of the math, all of The all of we humans could muster, tied To … Continue reading

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Distances for lovers

I saw him off in the morning,          And he was riding a seahorse. He spoke to me in a wave,          While it flung itself in circles. Just for a moment I thought,           He could stay. He could be here … Continue reading

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Flowers Laughing

  She stepped out again to smoke. To sit among her garden flowers, Now laughing; and quietly wile away A day with lilies, dahlias, iris and Bright wisteria scents slashing. Laughing at nothing but happy and gay, And her smoke … Continue reading

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I dreamt

I lay on my couch in my underwear in my darkness. Underneath my blanket. The low murmuring of adjacent offices wandered in and out of my ears. My own thoughts rabble on, loudly at first, but slowly subsiding into background … Continue reading

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