Category Archives: Poems


I was up north this weekend, most likely for the last time this year. Here is a poem inspired by my trip.


The cry of beauty is too often silenced
    in homes with more TVs 
    then children.
Crying grates on us.
We prefer broadcast news.

Here is a newsflash–
Babies were not made to cry.
    “What’s that?” you say.
    “How can that be?” 
    you miss the point.

You missed the yellow-gold 
    aspen leaves fluttering against a 
        blue sky.
You missed the bees completely,
    and were happy you did.

You missed beauty’s cry for attention.
Rain simply justifies staying indoors.

I think this place is a poem
you don’t get
and I miss