7/9/20: A Definition Seeking a German Word

a look

that longs for sleep empty

of dreams

7/8/20: Guest Chef

you stopped chopping to

ask, “What’s a good metaphor

for metaphors?”

7/7/20: Screen Time

on the couch tracing

a fly’s meandering path

to escape

7/6/20: Dear Mr. Roethke

what if my soul isn’t

noble enough to know what

it is at odds with?

7/5/20: ‘Tis of Thee

picturing sound drawn

by Disney as waves fading

before the shore

7/4/20: Fireworks

the “work” in the word—

is it measurement, method,

or ignition?

7/2/20: Always

near here at


begging for notice