Category Archives: Wisconsin

How I Long for the Long Fat Moon

The older I get the less my body tolerates heat and cold. Cold is no problem because you can pile on cozy sweaters and snuggle down in fuzzy blankies. But, hot is hard to avoid. This poem popped out of … Continue reading

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Universal Plan

A few weeks ago, I had the gift of thinking about my mortality. The doctor found a lump in my breast.  A sonogram didn’t rule out cancer so biopsies were scheduled. In the days waiting for results, I let myself … Continue reading

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Sing the Earth Delight

Every thing is in bloom and green and growing like weeds, especially the weeds, and the birds. I have been noticing the birds. One night sleeping with the window open, the birds were so rowdy at dawn that they woke … Continue reading

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Be or Bee

I am still working on not being so tasky and scaling back my expectations of what I can get done while working fulltime and running a business. You may share this struggle. This poem helped me see that I need … Continue reading

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Time

As I find myself going back to a traditional full-time job, time becomes shorter. In thinking about time, two different poems came out of me. I want to choose the first perspective, to shift myself into that perspective when the … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Sweet Spot

Living in rural Wisconsin, there is a farm field at every turn. Living close to the land, observing farmers work with nature makes me more aware of weather and cycles and seasons. Being in sync with nature feels good. Enjoy … Continue reading

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Zen

I am working full-time for the summer to refill my coffers so that I can have time in the fall again to work on my poetry and business of poetry.  There is no way to avoid needing money. A little … Continue reading

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