Memory Poem

A dream      wherein I have every sensation that I’m on  a winding forest path,  complete with damp air, bird song, Life going about its business,  but what I see around me is  your four walls the sleep-flattened pillows the coffee machine left warming the pot when you go. —K. Sansoucie, 2019

What We Can Learn from the Autumn Garden

The autumn garden in late afternoon sun.Spring gardens get the glut of our attention for their buzzing, dripping, luscious display of new life. The bright green of new leaves bursting from buds and the many-colored petals surround us, echoing bird songs and the scratching of other newborn tree-dwellers scampering up the bark and home. It's … Continue reading What We Can Learn from the Autumn Garden

Entry 82315- Flowers in Their Hair

Girls and women paint themselves, Deserving of praise for what abundance they represent- The earth songs their heels sing, step upon step, And the flowers in their hair The vibrant, dying crowns they place Upon their heads, Minds of mystery inside, deep dwelling. You'll meet many, and more Blossom plaited, With mouths and lashes brimming … Continue reading Entry 82315- Flowers in Their Hair

Entry 71115- The Well-Deep Thought Mine

My twisted belly knows it squeezes, rocks My beating heart knows meaty life-giver My chattering teeth Chipped fingernails know clipped short, still claws My restless feet know "no dancing" say angry heels My red streaked eyes know Burning tears come and go They know what I should've done. They are punishing me for not following … Continue reading Entry 71115- The Well-Deep Thought Mine

Entry 52015- A Mythical Creature, Wanted

  To be known  without getting into trouble- A test of concealment, wickedly daunting for the vigorous soul. "You, you are beautiful  and you are dishonest",  An earthy voice swallows defaming words. Tension rises. She, the reason,  who curtains off her passions, cries thick tears. Sheds a cloudy mess of sensation, takes a hot bath … Continue reading Entry 52015- A Mythical Creature, Wanted