Tag Archive | poetry

Gone Camping

And so we go.  Dropping the Son off at surf camp is an excellent excuse to camp somewhere along the coast.  Because of Aged Cat at home and the promise of hot weather (to cause destruction to potted garden plants), we won’t stay more than a night or two…easier now with the teardrop. Until our […]

Chasing Poems

Chasing Poems They’re everywhere, these poems in the scent of strawberries mingled with onions as we cruise down a country road. They’re written on the scraps of paper that litter my kitchen counter half-written recipes and nameless phone numbers. They’re in the trees and bushes of my neighbor’s yard just beyond sight calling out in […]

June, Front Porches, and Missing Martians

“Gardening is the handiest excuse for being a philosopher.”–Ray Bradbury  (Dandelion Wine) I picked up a copy of Dandelion Wine the day I heard Ray Bradbury died.  How fitting he should leave us on a day early in June. I love Fahrenheit 451, and read it every ten or fifteen years to see how many […]