poppies red as lust

Georgia O’Keeffe    Oriental Poppies  1928   Here is a postcard of O’Keeffe that I received from a friend. It prompted me to write this poem about 20 years ago: Georgia O’Keeffe Looks Over Her Shoulder   Just when she thinks she’s painted all her fear, When bleached skulls turn to poppies red as lust, TheContinue reading “poppies red as lust”

for twelve years each lies dormant

Dormant flower, the Kurinji   Poem by Rebecca Harrington Edited by Lydia Chain — One petal crept open, and a million joined it, on the slopes of the Nilgiris — the “blue mountains.” These peaks are named for the blue-blossomed Kurinji, India’s most meticulous flowering plant.   For 12 years each lies dormant, bare. Then, likeContinue reading “for twelve years each lies dormant”

Our disastrous presidential administration

In my opinion, it is much worse than I expected.  Trump keeps us in a state of chaotic expectancy. I generally don’t post about politics, but this situation has me worried every day.     These memes are funny, but they are also not funny.  Not with the dictator of North Korea improving his nuclearContinue reading “Our disastrous presidential administration”

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