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Encounter With a Shadow

shadow of youth

A poetic reflection on time and shadow.

As the sun shone bright behind me
The girl that I had been
Appeared in slender shadow
As I walked westward home.



False Alarm

photo credit: maxpixel.com

The intruder broke security
In the stillness of the dead of night.
The honking cacaphony
li>Alerted geese in Southern flight

jaden

lily

in the middle of the garden,
rooted deep within the soil,
in between robust flowers
sat this one who watched, waited
as the sun drenched them for hours.>

Morning Moon-Light

Morning Moon

Moon

In the early dawn hours,
As I looked to the sky
I saw the moon through the trees
Whispering good-bye.

Kickapoo Creek

dry creek bed in the forest

Kickapoo Creek is bare as bone.
Its bed has cracked.
Its springs have sprung …