The Bridge

August 16, 2015

Published in The Berkeley Times August 13, 2015:

The Bridge
For 5-6 billion, one digit more or less,
Glistening pearls dance
Fronting the sun’s magenta swath
Thin fog-line enveloping the Farallons.
A tedious, horrific jam evokes
The glimmering necklace hung above choppy water,
A necklace of elegance I wish I could
Drape around your silky neck.
As fiery October cirrus
Silently proclaim peace and
For just that moment, the love I feel for you,
The fading life and light of day,
So healthy you
Detestably fragile I.
The moment shattered by
Pragmatic analysis and raw solution.

 

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Deterioration and Hope

August 16, 2015

20150523_175539Too many visits to Summit Hospital this year.
My list of meds is now over 20.
I feel like I am slipping down the sides of a damn muddy pit and can’t seem to scramble over the top.
Whine, Whine, Whine!

So- I’m dropping lbs. Working out, Walking through the Redwoods with Duke, Max, Lucy and Ruby- my rotational “Best Friends” and will begin to bike again.
Aleso and I are walking the course. Golf is already on the upswing as I broke 80 for the first time in a year.

Writing, Writing, Writing.
Time to send this stuff out.