April 2010

It's a sign

April 21, 2010

I am sitting on the Mendocino, one of two high-speed ferries carrying passengers back and forth across San Francisco Bay.  I am sitting on the lower deck and, because it is mid-morning, the ferry is not crowded. I am reading, having a cup of coffee and staring at a green sign posted on the end […]

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Warrior

April 10, 2010
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Road kill

April 10, 2010

It is one frosty morning in late winter. A friendly young man pulls up in his truck and chats amicably to me as he pulls a lever that tips up the bed of the truck causing half-a-cord of firewood to fall, slowly at first, and then sliding and tumbling onto the driveway with a loud […]

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Shards

April 1, 2010

Through slivers, gaps and slits Shards of glass, prisms of light Fleeting glimpses of something Distorted by refraction What was it? It went by so fast A flash of consciousness A thought So bright but indistinct Something like a ray of light Or blast of small, sparkling fragments That together meant something so important If […]

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