mountains are full of wildlife on a high ridge two roe deer greet me a squirrel claims her pine with chatter running over rocks water calls me to a dove in light snow and ice at the edge of a pond the shadow of the heron over moss-green water these mountains are full of the […]

The Search

I wanted to be a serious poet, but heard they are prone to heart attacks so I lightened up and became a playwright, rented a little studio where I could audition the truth, ran an ad in the paper, “Desperately seeking reality.” And some very interesting characters came to read. There was a sage addicted […]