sacredness would be useless
benedictions vain

for Reena’s Exploration Challenge

halo orbit

to orbit round an
invisible point such as
someone dead and gone

for September 2019 Writing Prompts


i’m late winter
my son is fall
his son is summer
his son is early spring

for Daily Addictions


brash jays’ raucous calls
disturb the forest silence
drunk shouts at wedding

for Fandango’s One-word Challenge


town with caves in cliffs
homeless find some shelter there
not troglodytes though

for Ragtag Daily Prompt


i ask if i’m mad
have to ask someone not me
how else can i know

for Tuesday Poetics


underdog nature
her works being dismantled
wins out in the end

for Word of the Day Challenge

that particular time of day

sunset’s afterglow
the afterlight, evening’s onset, eventide
the gloaming, the dimness of light’s ebb
then dusky, crepuscular half-light at nightfall
and of course all of it a metaphor for the last phase of senescence

for Thursday Photo Prompt

cat meows at door

photo by Eberhard Grossgasteiger via Unsplash

cat meows at door
comes in, eats, goes out, circles house
cat meows at door

for Three Line Tales


koyaanisqatsi soul
the planet after humans
invent feet and cars

for Reena’s Exploration Challenge
and https://aeon.co/videos/strap-in-for-a-delightfully-disorienting-dance-of-humans-going-places