I reach into the ocean’s briny mouth

Merlin on wire… photo by Gale VerHague The title is a line from this poem I wrote a while ago.  It’s a poem about memory.   Merlin on the wire on Bayshore Road   The memory moves faster than the pen. The merlin lands minutely on the wire, But flashes off in sunlight as IContinue reading “I reach into the ocean’s briny mouth”

Obsessed with Gardens

from July 20-22, my old friends Debbie and Barbara came to visit me in Emmitsburg.  They do this every summer, and we call the time our “Excellent Adventure.” This year we visited Surreybrooke Gardens, a privately owned garden near Middletown Maryland. I chose this spot selfishly, because I wanted to see those gardens, and hopedContinue reading “Obsessed with Gardens”

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