Let go

30 Days of Handwritten Verse, day fourteen.


in sharing we learn generosity sustains and gifts multiply

About that dead cat…

I’ve been thinking about the proverbial dead cat, and I’ve decided curiosity gets a bad rap. All kinds of great discoveries stem from questions that begin with “why”, how” or “what if.” Someone once told me the discovery of penicillin was nothing more than dumb luck, but I disagree vehemently. The moldy dish may have been accidental, but without a curious mindset, that’s all it ever would have been. Indifference (the opposite of curiosity) seems far more dangerous. Indifference provides cover for all kinds of harm, genocide and injustice — things we… Read More

Cool Menthol Woman – Haiku and Other Verse

Cool Menthol Woman – Haiku and Other Verse is the book of short poetry I wrote back in 2008. It’s still available via Amazon.com, among other outlets. If you’ve picked up a copy, I hope it spoke to you. If so, please don’t hesitate to let me know–I love feedback, and I’m always pleased to hear from folks who are just reading this little collection half a dozen years later.