Category Archives: Poetry

Kaddish

I discovered this and bought the album way back in the ’60s.
I still have the album but hadn’t heard it in a long time until I discovered it on Youtube.

Here

This is why I’m here today

Then

We talked, then.
about a lot of things.

Tree Poem

Strange sounds reverberating in my ear
Muffling voices and slowing my pace

Warm

It was warm in March
After winter’s tundra cold

Melencholia

Seeing: Seeing:
Aimless thoughts in flight

High Mountains

I have been to the high mountains
That have no fear of men

Communion

This was originally published in the Pierce College Poetry Club annual.

Forgotten Treasure

Rummaging through the heaped rubbish
In the attic we’ve filled with our lives
Half-buried, I came across …

Dead End Street

Two versions (I never feel that any of my poems are finished)  of this poem.

On Reading Pasternak

Here are two versions of a poem I wrote long ago.  I keep going back to old pieces and reworking them. This is the original finished version. His words reach […]