From original poetry

45°N57’ 42’’ – 077°W08’25” / Astro-Poetry

45°N57’ 42’’ – o77°W08’25” 23:30 EST + 5:00 Astro-Poetry   Caring, nurturing person cloying, meddlesome, nag. Builds emotional barriers, adores vintage. Wears heart on sleeve. _______ Survival = possessions, refuses to buy store brands. Values dignity, pride, and warmth of heart. An authority of finance; too generous with own. _______ Literary critic.  Editor.  Proofreader. Teacher. Communication is critical; writing is a craft. Practical thinker writes flawless novels delivers the perfect speech. _______ House divided; peace at all costs. Seeks elegant gardens; has eye for interior design. The ‘perfect childhood’; indifferent to native land. _______ Passionate re: hobbies & interests. Falls…

night my Mother died

 night my Mother died Her phone rang at midnight. i picked it up. one moment she’s there and the next, she’s not.   house must be sold and the cat re-homed and the credit cards cancelled and the electric account closed.

Tips About Icebergs

TIPS ABOUT ICEBERGS By Debra Moolenaar Want tips about icebergs? you gotta understand, once melted they’re useless as crystal broken, deadly as shivering sands.   They drift in cashmere sierras, slink against silk clouds, sulk in velvet auras plunging, never speaking aloud.   They ring in Ramadan and Christmas two poles juxtaposed; one a flipped cathedral and the other a seismic hole.   Icebergs forge the future, global crises, human hopes. they pit the adventurer against his  dream, force star crossed lovers to work as a team.   Want tips about icebergs? yes, of course, you yap.  Everyone desires to navigate the…