But now shrinks the place where you stand: Where now, stripped by shade, will you go? — Paul Celan

  • My Father Would Have Been 87 Today

    My father would have been 87 today. Even in illness, after suffering stroke and eventual dementia, he was intellectually curious. The day after he suffered his first major stroke,…

    Nightmasks and Other Poems

    Nightmasks In dreamdarknessI come upon a nightEndless and vast Lit up by the moonlampcasting lightshadowson familiar faces — revealing theirnightmasks Wingseeds Dried wingseeds fall onThis alien…

    Love and Time

    More time is not more eternity. — Juan Ramón Jiménez What if someone or something exists only for a very short interval of time? Would you…