Tag Archives: Travel

Last Americana Frontier

I recently drove with my dog from California to Alaska and back again.  They say that Alaska is the last frontier; I say we should just leave it alone, leave what’s left of it to the wildlife and the forces … Continue reading

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Sacred Timeless Moment

Still trying to capture a little bit of that sacred timeless moment…

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24 Years Sober!

Today marks exactly 24 years that I quit drinking, and have been permanently off the sauce ever since.  For the longest time, I couldn’t remember the precise date because–well, I was shit-faced!  But then about 6 or 7 years into … Continue reading

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Edge of Nowhere

A few days ago I went for another drive toward the coast, looking to escape the searing 100+ degree heat for awhile and looking for some of that cool ocean air, and boy did I find it!  This time I … Continue reading

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No Words

This place where we live is an old, tired and abused planet, but there is still much beauty here.  Some things are so beautiful that there are no words.  The other day I went for a drive to the coast … Continue reading

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Song of Athens

Glowing vibration of church bells Loud buzzing of a workman’s tool Rat tat tat of hand helds Wings flapping Distant traffic thunder Street hammer pounding Musical chanting Engines missing Birds singing Whistles of Greek boys Horns and people shouting Voice … Continue reading

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Departures & Arrivals

          Originally appeared in Migration of Souls (2003), one of my nine poetry chapbooks self-published between the years 1999-2004: Out beyond the horizon an eternity of lives decorate the earth with silent stories, unspoken dramas Hearts unraveling across … Continue reading

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Just Camping Out

This poem originally appeared in Dreams of The Motherland (2002), one of my 9 poetry chapbooks self-published between the years 1999-2004: I don’t live in the system Not this fool I’m just camping out there awhile How could we think it the … Continue reading

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On The Road With My Angel

Traveling upon the roads of this earth the soul petroglyphs, tracings of my years and those of so many whose paths intertwine Through ancient mudflats and tired hills remnants of cherished cities, broken streets neighborhoods rich in passionate silent history … Continue reading

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Departure Flow

    From 12 Poems At The Dawn Of A Brand New Day, one of my nine self-published poetry chapbooks: Departure Flow Every time the wind blows our destiny is taking another breath Something new is born here with every … Continue reading

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