Saturday, May 29, 2010

spring shower

lazy raindrops
splash on my window sill
late spring shower

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Wednesday birthday

Wednesday birthday
can't quite fully celebrate
but I'll force myself


she pushes her
lessons aside and texts
hyperactive thumbs

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Miss USA

Detroit's latest
with a classy chassis
sporty Rima Fakih

Wednesday, May 12, 2010


no one will listen
nor try to understand
elective silence

Monday, May 10, 2010

Lena Horne

now the calm
after stormy weather
goodbye, Lena

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Kent State

that summer's drumming
-- four dead in Ohio
forty years ago

Kent State, Kent, Ohio
May 4, 1970

67 rounds
13 seconds
four students killed
9 wounded
one of whom suffered permanent paralysis