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Someone Else’s Crime in a Song

April 29, 2009


I wrote this poem in May 2008, and recently a man in Berlin made it into a song, which you can find at Liquid Sounds.

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Alarm Clock on Wings

April 28, 2009


Almost every morning the robin redbreast tries to break into my bedroom window. He flies at the window, backs up, and charges it again. I’m not sure what he is trying to do – maybe trying to get me out of bed. If I sit up and yell at him he goes away.

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One Day

February 23, 2009


One day I will sit down in front of my laptop, and I will log in to this blog. I will choose a new theme for the blog, even if it means slogging through theme after theme, in an hours-long search which will eventually result in the perfect match. I will then probably spend several […]

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The Forest

January 22, 2009


When I was very young, maybe eight, I remember my mother said that she would love to have a home on a piece of land with a river running through the back yard. At the time I thought to myself, in more eight-year-old terminology, “fat chance.”

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