12/29/19: Neighborhood Dog

there  ag ain—

the  irr eg ular  rh ythm

of his bar king  co de

12/26/19: Outward Ways

finding a deer just

outside your door—you startle

each other

12/18/19: Shopping Days Til

and wondering

what clouds, trees, and stones know

about time

12/12/19: Lights Inside

each window a

portal, each room another

box of warmth