2021

He stepped into / big shoes / and filled them well / Sean walked in them / until they fit / his own feet.

2020

Sand
Clean white sand
warm in summer
rolling wet
hot bodies
fresh from swimming
in the Sound
Frozen white
salted  crunch
underfoot in winter
wind blasting
eye stinging
unforgiving bits of it
Sand obsessed Arthur
the wave caressed
pitch of dune
shaped by fetch
and depth
Rooted in beachgrass tendrils
entrapped in the
timber groins we built
along this stretch of beach
formed the fine and
delicate line
that kept

2018

It is a good year for Mayflowers They are sprawling on the hill leading to the chicken coop and the shop

He grips the podium like the wooden wheel of a loaded cargo schooner comfortable yet firm as he steers us through another night

Coo

I remember Coo from boyhood summers with his large extended Italian family renting down the street from us

2017

I see Gerry now, blue hooded sweatshirt, ball cap, blue pants. Rockafella, he calls me (and everybody else).

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