poem (draft in progress): Coronavirus 2019

Meantime life outside goes on All around you -Bob Dylan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpFmwV8ueP0 1  “Talk of the town” That Covid nineteen More like talk of the world-- for it strikes me from what I’ve seen with all these disrupted routines trips to the pharmacy and grocery store where there was no more hand sanitizer for sale (did … Continue reading poem (draft in progress): Coronavirus 2019

The Astronomer and the Art Critic Look Through Telescopes on a Cold Winter Night

“And it doesn’t matter if it’s all a figment of my imagination, your imagination, the Jungian collective unconscious imagination, a Matrix- like illusion. We still have the sense that we’re here! And… nothing about it  makes sense to me until I appreciate how it has a beautiful metaphorical or figurative aspect to it… a sense … Continue reading The Astronomer and the Art Critic Look Through Telescopes on a Cold Winter Night

Kavanaugh

“Don’t fret  Warriors will keep alive in the blood” -Simon Ortiz   The fight for justice…hands stretching, muscles tearing, reaching for the sky- daunting, tempting to surrender, and submit, assuming futility, but people walked on the moon, made a vaccine for malaria, polio, and other diseases.   I contemplate my White Privilege, resenting every remnant … Continue reading Kavanaugh