A Snowflake Fell

A snowflake fell For the first time last night She fluttered, drifting softly Feather-light On the velvet voice Of winter, who sang And whistled sweet Notes of hickory Hints of mesquite Spun her around And caressed her cheek “Darling,” he said “You’re truly unique.”

Roxy

A black cat purred at my feet One October Eve on Mayflower Street Circling ‘round my legs with her powderpuff tail While I quickly sorted through the mail The tag on her collar tinkled and chimed The engraved name Roxy glinted and shined Just as I was distracted by the flyer in my hand For… Read More Roxy

Chill

Cornstalk scarecrows Guard pumpkin patches We get scared at the sound Of screeching door latches That seemingly move By themselves on the barn Where ghosts made from sheets Hang from frayed yarn They spin in the wind Disturbing the night Our eyes grow large At the spooky sight We check what we’re seeing Blinking twice… Read More Chill