The Sound of Silence

Listening for silence Is like living with tinnitus. The ears ringing resounding notes. Chicks chirping for food. Roosters crowing their warnings. The chorus of frogs mating. Cicadas rejoicing In their summer release From years of birthing In their earth womb. Released, they scream their tunes Playing their tymbals for mates.  The sound of silence. It... Continue Reading →

Picking Blueberries with Mom

This poem is hyperlinked to an article I wrote for Phoebe, MD: Medicine + Poetry ( The article is based on my poetry podcast Grief: Fire and Ice ( Picking Blueberries with Mom On hot summer Michigan days, Mom loved picking wild blueberries. We would be on that promised trip to the beach of Lake... Continue Reading →

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