Eternity. Traces. Color. Snow.

Here are some more small poems I’ve written for A River of Stones.


Perfect penmanship on the euthanasia record.
My purring cat enters the ellipses…

(This one I wrote for my cat, Midnight, who died recently. May he rest peacefully with God.)

glossy twilit fingerprints
your spontaneous traces
just as good as
any autograph

first firework pop
bursting color and light
these honest words


January light:
melting beneath frozen Elms,
snow angel wings


  1. Hi Angela, Apseed, and Joanne, thanks for your feedback about your favorite poem. :-)Melee, Thanks for your sympathy about my cat. And I am glad you're writing small stones. Would love to read them, if you post them.Mary, Matilda sounds adorable! So sweet to add her in the prayer. I like to pray for my pets, too.


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