A Deep Olive Shine

The morning Sun splashes its pallid lemon hues onto surfboard shaped leaves.

Their deep olive shine shakes
in the light wind;

the illuminated shades of its Dove-colored
branches reach for the Sun.

A dark Tiatian breast with dusky wings
are still

as they sit deep within this early flush of Summer. The tree is a sunlit decor.

A Few Moments, Every Day

Bittersweet moments,

of a time in a hospital,

the thoughts of freedom-


felt vicariously

through a staff person when he leaves-

he can buy a creamy,


sugary coffee;

he can peruse through the books

of a library,


at the new bookstore;

he can go for a bike ride,

he can go for a walk…