Thursday, March 31, 2016

Hey there!

Hear the cry
Of someone nearby.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016


Souls are
Precious breath;
Indeed, their

Tuesday, March 29, 2016


Utter nothing but

Monday, March 28, 2016

Brief contemplation

Hesitate – what the heck – just for a
Moment to reflect.

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Springs pure

Lasting for days
In beauty and scent, this
Lovely bloom each
Year is significant.

Saturday, March 26, 2016


Hello is fleeting
In this brief greeting.

Friday, March 25, 2016

The heat of mid-day sun

Certainly such
A space is but a quiet
Lull in life’s
Mad pace.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The masculine

Here is the root most profound of this
Ever-revered male pronoun.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016


Rapidly the owl,
Alert to its
Prey, plunged to
The ground with talons wide
Open; catching the
Rodent was child’s play.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Surprise? Triumph? Puzzlement? Pique?

Here’s a simple exclamation with
A not-so-simple explanation.

In hand-written letters my mother, her sister, and others have included “Ha!” the way social media writers insert a smiley face. It’s amazing how many different interpretations of this little word are out there.

Monday, March 21, 2016

"Art Saves Lives"

Tended minds can
Surpass the
Cruel reach of
Excluding masses, be
New and true to themselves,
Donning creativity.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Also a game

Generally speaking, it’s the
Opposite of stop.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Just wondering...

Pensive wandering
Or mentally weighing a matter  
Needs time and space.  
Do we indulge in
Enough of it in our ends-driven human

Friday, March 18, 2016

Kiai or Hi-yah!

Garments white and unrestrictive
In martial arts are quite effective.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Influence peddling

Barking malarkey in a high-pitched brogue, the
Leprechaun cajoled
A pompous
Rogue, praising his
Nonsense and his love of gold. The clever
Elf saw what really matters; it all depends on who
You flatter.   

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Light through words

For eons it’s meant impeccable speech, an
Effective virtue to beseech.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Jupiter's New Year

Identified for millennia with Caesar’s
Doom, other
Events of this time were not
Saturated with gloom.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Celebrating the circle of family

Perhaps the tastiest, most creative
Ingredients, the very best, are found at
Eva and Bob’s annual summer fest.

In honor of Eva and Bob T.

Sunday, March 13, 2016

“A long, long way to run…”

Fourth in line of diatonic notes,
An F is really not all that remote.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Phil our minds

Historical views,
Insights on
Of verbal cues might
Lighten the sense
Of cultural purity,
Globally nudge a
Yen for neutrality. 

Friday, March 11, 2016

No walls

Essential to our survival is to
X out this xenophobic revival.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Minnesotan for 'parking garage'

Rochester offers quite
A few protected places where people
May park their cars,
Provided there are available spaces.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016


Edibles consumed yesterday may
Today make you pay.


Tuesday, March 8, 2016


Apparently kneaded by this fair
Dame were guarded jealously by
Yesterday’s lover of the same.

Monday, March 7, 2016

Keeping cool

An active volcano of
Negativity can
Generate an
Explosion impossible to

Sunday, March 6, 2016


Essentially this makes a
Sound like a snake.

Saturday, March 5, 2016

One point of view...

Given that it’s
Merriment, sport, who will the
Electorate this year most support?

Friday, March 4, 2016

Uh’s cousin

Enterprising interjections might give
Rise to speculation.


Enterprising interjections
Reveal a moment of hesitation.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

A cold

Nasal and sinus
ENOUGH already! I sound like a duck.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Typesetter’s friend

Equal in printing to half an em, this helps
Nicely guess total space, in the end. 

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Neighborly chat

Conversation burns
Us who
Consider this crucial; we
Support our candidate.