Category: Poetry

Every Stone Shall Cry

The stone lies Near the pile of boulders In the city park Watching over the man asleep In his cardboard shelter And cries.   And every stone shall…

Stones Crying

As an adult, my sense of the spiritual has been nature-loving and Earth-based, reinforced by some of the beliefs of Native American spirituality and by Buddhism. Introduction to…

Mother Earth Speaks to The Crying Stone

“I held you close to me, And rocked you for eons. I wanted your heart to be filled, And your senses to be alive, I longed for your…

Dust then Dust

Though born from stardust We dwell wishfully on earth Thinking we know How to live a stellar life, Until weathered and humbled, We die and crumble.   Then,…

SNOWDOG

She’s a snow dancer. She leaps straight-legged into the air then noses down swiftly into the snow, knowing where to dive to find that next vole. And swiveling…

Good and Emil

(This is about a bright, angry Alaskan Native young man and his troubles when he expressed his disdain toward the school administrator near the end of the school…

Year of the Warrior Women

Leaving your weapons behind, You use your caring Instead of a sword To draw out The gifts of others. You sometimes forget To ride forth triumphantly, Holding up…