Month: May 2012

Cheery Chirper

I am taking my son on a college graduation trip to Europe. During that time, I will be leaving “Cheery Chirper” cards (see photo) with a line of poetry and the Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry web address. If you happen to pick up…

Out of Darkness

–after Ann McCoy’s Pyramid for Martin Hurson Owl with wings spread Enveloping the night as only A nocturnal creature can Slipping into the passage She creates out of darkness The moon not a place Of silver but airy blight,

Birthday Skirt

She has been alone for twelve years, Remembers only the birthdays of dead people. She shared one with Birdie, her brother’s wife, who spoke in questions and smiles, and said of the only daring skirt she ever made, “Interesting pattern choice for you, Montie,”…